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Deir Theophilus féin san ionsaí a rinne sé ar Mhacpherson: ‘The assertor of this is eight and forty years old [in 1808]: and at the age of twelve he could read and enjoy the beauties of all the poems attributed to Oisín; all the tales of the Finnian heroes; Clann Touran; Clann Lir; and Clann Uisnigh; and could, with puerile indignation, ridicule the wily attempts of the Scots of Alba to make the reputed poems of Oisin their own’ (Transactions of Gaelic Society) ··· Chuir sé eagar ar an aon imleabhar amháin a d’fhoilsigh siad, The Transactions of the Gaelic Society, 1808 ··· Is dóigh gurbh é an cumann a bhí i gceist an Society for the Revival of Ancient Irish Literature, a raibh an Dr Ó Ríordáin, cara Pheadair, ina uachtarán air. Deir Joep Leerssen in Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael (1986): ‘The best example here is Theophilus O’Flanagan, who, though firmly rooted in late eighteenth-century patriotic attitudes, at the same time initiated the institutionalised form of antiquarian/cultural endeavour that stretched through the entire nineteenth century to culminate in Douglas Hyde’s Gaelic League.’ In A History of Verse Translation from the Irish 1789-1897, 1988 molann Robert Welch an t-aon aistriúchán fileata a rinne sé, ‘Mór atá ar thegasc flatha’, dán le Tadhg Mac Bruaideadha in Transactions of the Gaelic Society.
Bhí Theophilus O’Flanagan[q.v.] ar dhuine dá mhic léinn sa Choláiste agus scríobh sé in Transactions of the Gaelic Society faoi: ‘That eminent, ingenious and profoundly erudite prelate, the Rev
The Contention of the Bards...., 1918–20 in eagar ag Láimhbhearlach Mac Cionnaith[B2]; ag Norman Moore[B2] in Dictionary of National Biography; ag Cuthbert McGrath [Cuthbert Mhág Craithq.v.] in Éigse IV, Cuid I, 1943 (‘Materials for a history of Clann Bhruaideadha’); in The contention of the bards (Iomarbhágh na bhFileadh) and its place in Irish political and literary history, 1994 (Cumann na Scribheann nGaedhilge), mar a gcaitheann Joep Leerssen amhras ar chuid dá ndeirtear ina thaobh; é i gcomhthéacs an aosa léinn agus litríocht pholaitiúil na Gaeilge ag Breandán Ó Buachalla[q.v.] in Aisling Ghéar ..., 1996; in The Parish of Kilkeedy ..., 1998 le Frank Brew (‘The McBrody Family’); in ‘The Origins of Clann Bhruaideadha’ in Éigse 31, 1999, le Diarmuid Ó Murchadha[q.v.]; agus in The contention of the poets: an essay in Irish intellectual history, 2000, le John Minahane. Tagraíonn scoláirí de ghnáth, agus McGrath go háirithe, do na tuairiscí sa 17ú haois: Propugnaculum Catholicae Veritatis ..., 1669 le Antonius Bruodinus [Antoine Mac Bruaideadha q.v.], garnia le Tadhg, sa Bhoihéim; do chuntas Theophilus O’Flanagan[B6] in Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin, 1808, an té ba thúisce a luaigh 1570 mar bhliain a bhreithe; agus do chuntas Éadbhard Ui Raghallaigh[B6] in A chronological account of nearly four hundred Irish writers, 1820
D’éirigh leis dul amach ar bhannaí £2,000 ach laghdaíodh go £200 é. Toghadh é ina bhall onórach den Gaelic Society i 1807 agus is leis-sean an chéad pháipéar san aon imleabhar a foilsíodh de Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Dublin, 1808