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The Irish Texts Society
Irish , also known as Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people. Irish is now spoken as a first language by a minority of Irish people, as well as being a second language of a larger proportion of...
: Cumann na Scríbheann nGaedhilge
) was founded in 1898 to promote the study of Irish literature. The Society publishes annotated editions of texts in Irish with English translations and related commentaries.
As of 2009, the ITS has published sixty three items in its main series and twenty items in its subsidiary series. Other publications include Patrick S. Dinneen
Patrick Stephen Dinneen was an Irish lexicographer and historian.Dinneen was born near Rathmore, County Kerry. He was educated at Shrone and Meentogues National Schools and at St. Brendan's College in Killarney...
's Irish-English Dictionary
and the Historical Dictionary of Irish Placenames
The Society holds an Annual Seminar at University College Cork.