Collectors of Irish Manuscripts
Motives and Methods
Nessa Ní Shéaghdha
Richard Irvine Best Lecture 1984
School of Celtic Studies
Dublin Institute for advanced studies 1999
This is a revised version of the Richard Irvine Best Memorial Lecture given in Academy House, by kind permission of the Royal Irish Academy, under the auspices of the R.I. Best Memorial Trust on 24 October 1984.