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Daniel Mc Carthy
Fellow Emeritus, Computer Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Analysing and Restoring the Chronology of the Irish Annals in, editor(s)Ralph Kenna, Máirín MacCarron, Pádraig MacCarron , Maths Meets Myths: Quantitative Approaches to Ancient Narratives, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp177 - 194, [Daniel Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2017

The Chronology of Saint Columba's Life in, editor(s)Pádraic Moran & Immo Warntjes , Early Medieval Ireland and Europe: Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship - Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Turnhout, Belgium, Brepols, 2015, pp3 - 32, [Daniel P. McCarthy] Book Chapter, 2015

Daniel Mc Carthy, The illustration and text on the Book of Kells, folio 114rv, Studies in Iconography, 35, 2014, p1 - 38 Journal Article, 2014

Daniel P. McCarthy, The contribution of Armagh scholarship to the Annals of Ulster, Seanchas Ard Mhacha, 25, 2014, p63 - 83 Journal Article, 2014

Dalkey Quarry Tramway 1815-c.1855 in, editor(s)Gwynn, David , Early Railways 5, Clare, Suffolk , U.K., Six Martlets, 2014, pp330 - 343, [Daniel McCarthy] Book Chapter, 2014

The Paschal cycles of Cummian and St Patrick in, editor(s)Warntjes, I., & Ó Cróinín, D , Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on the Science of Computus, Turnhout, Brepols, , 2013, pp1-25 , [Daniel Patrick Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2013

Ruaidhrí Ua Caiside's contribution to the Annals of Ulster in, editor(s)S. Duffy , Princes, prelates and poets: Essays on Medieval Ireland in honour of Katharine Simms, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2013, pp444 - 459, [Daniel Patrick Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2013

TCD MS 1282 (The Annals of Ulster): A scholar's book and exemplar in, editor(s)William Vaughan , The Old Library - Trinity College Dublin 1712-2012, Dublin, 2013, pp33 - 39, [Daniel P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2013

The harmonization of the lunar year with the Julian calendar by Anatolius, bishop of Laodicea in, editor(s)Jonathan Ben-Dov, Wayne Horowitz and John M. Steele , Living the Lunar Calendar, Oxford, Oxbow Books, 2012, pp245 - 257, [Daniel P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2012

On the arrival of the Latercus in Ireland in, editor(s)Immo Warntjes & Dáibhí Ó Cróinín , Proceedings of the second international conference on the science of computus, Turnhout, Belgium, Brepols, 2011, pp48-75 , [Daniel Patrick Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2011

The study and use of numbers in early Irish monasteries' in, editor(s)Charles Doherty, Linda Doran & Mary Kelly , Glendalough: City of God, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2011, pp223 - 237, [Daniel P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2011

The Irish Annals - their origin and evolution V to XI sec. in, editor(s)CISAM (Centro Italiano di studi sull'alto medioevo) , L'irlanda e gli Irlandesi nell'alto medioevo, Spoleto, Italy, CISAM, 2010, pp601 - 622, [Daniel P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2010

D.P. Mc Carthy, The sources for Bede's earliest works on Biblical space and time, Anglo-Saxon, 3, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Daniel P. Mc Carthy, Review of The Present and Past in Medieval Irish Chronicles. Studies in Celtic History, by Nicholas Evans , The Medieval Review, - (10.10.04), 2010, Review, 2010 URL

Bede's primary source for the Vulgate chronology in his chronicles in De temporibus and De temporum ratione' in, editor(s)I. Warntjes & D. Ó Cróinín , Proceedings of the 1st international conference on the science of computus in Ireland and Europe, AD 400-850, Turnhout, Belgium, Brepols, 2010, pp159 - 189, [D.P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2010

Daniel P. Mc Carthy, The Irish Annals - Their origin and evolution V to XI sec., LVII International Week of Study, Spoleto, Italy, 16-21 April , 2009, Centro Italiano di Studi sull' Alto Medievo, 601 - 622pp Invited Talk, 2009

Daniel P. Mc Carthy, Review of The Chronicle of Ireland: translated with an introduction and notes, by Thomas M. Charles-Edwards , Peritia, 20, 2009, p379-387 Review, 2009

D.P. Mc Carthy, The Irish Annals - Their genesis, evolution and history, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2008, xvii + 1-416pp Book, 2008 URL

D.P. Mc Carthy, 'The original compilation of the Annals of Ulster', , Studia Celtica , 38, 2004, p69 - 96 Journal Article, 2004

The emergence of Anno Domini in, editor(s)G. Jaritz & G. Moreno-Riaño , Time and Eternity - The Medieval Discourse, Brepols, Turnhout, 2003, pp31 - 53, [D.P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2003

D.P. Mc Carthy, A. Breen, The ante-Nicene Christian Pasch: De ratione paschali - The Paschal tract of Anatolius, bishop of Laodicea, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2003, 200pp Book, 2003

D.P. Mc Carthy, On the shape of the Insular tonsure, Celtica, xxiv, 2003, p140 - 167 Journal Article, 2003

Encyclopaedia entries 'Annals' and 'Chronology of Irish history in, editor(s)B. Lalor , The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, 2003, pp33 - 193, [D.P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2003

D.P. Mc Carthy, J.G. Byrne, Al-Khwarizmi's sine tables and a Western table with the Hindu norm of R=150, Archive for the History of Exact Sciences, 57, 2003, p243 - 266 Journal Article, 2003

D.P. Mc Carthy, The chronological apparatus of the Annals of Ulster AD 82-1019, Peritia, 16, 2002, p256 - 283 Journal Article, 2002

D. Mc Carthy, Topographical characteristics of the Vita Prima and Vita Cogitosii Sanctae Brigitae, Studia Celtica, XXV, 2001, p245 - 270 Journal Article, 2001

D.P. Mc Carthy, The chronology of St. Colm Cille, An Tionól , Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 24 Nov. 2001 , 2001 Conference Paper, 2001 URL

D. Mc Carthy, The Chronology and Sources of the Early Irish Annals, Early Medieval Europe, 10, (3), 2001, p323 - 341 Journal Article, 2001 DOI

D. Mc Carthy, The Chronology of S. Brigit of Kildare, Peritia, 14, 2000, p255 - 281 Journal Article, 2000

D. Mc Carthy, A. Breen, À propos du synode de Whitby. Étude des observations astronomiques dans les Annales irlandaises, Annales de Bretagne et des Pays de l'Ouest, 107, (3), 2000 Journal Article, 2000

D. Mc Carthy, The Status of the pre-Patrician Irish Annals, Peritia, 12, 1998, p98 - 152 Journal Article, 1998

D. Mc Carthy, A. Breen, Astronomical Observations in the Irish Annals and their Motivation, Peritia, 11, 1998 Journal Article, 1998

D. Mc Carthy, The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 98C6, 1998, p203 - 255 Journal Article, 1998

D. Mc Carthy, A. Breen, An Evaluation of Astronomical Observations in the Irish Annals, Vistas in Astronomy, 41, (1), 1997, p117 - 138 Journal Article, 1997

D. Mc Carthy, The Lunar and Paschal Tables of De ratione paschali Attributed to Anatolius of Laodicea' , Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 49, (4), 1996, p285 - 320 Journal Article, 1996

A. Breen and D. Mc Carthy, A Re-evaluation of the Eastern and Western records of the Supernova of 1054, Vistas in Astronomy, 39, 1995, p363 - 379 Journal Article, 1995

D. Mc Carthy, The Origin of the Latercus Paschal Cycle of the Insular Celtic Churches, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies, 28, 1994, p25 - 49 Journal Article, 1994

D. Mc Carthy, The Chronological Apparatus of the Annals of Ulster AD 431-1131, Peritia, 8, 1994, p46 - 79 Journal Article, 1994

D. Mc Carthy, Easter Principles and a Fifth-Century Lunar Cycle used in the British Isles, Journal for the History of Astronomy, xxiv, 1993, p204 - 224 Journal Article, 1993

D. Mc Carthy, D. Ó Cróinín, The 'Lost' Irish 84-Year Easter Table Rediscovered, Peritia, 6-7, 1987, p227 - 242 Journal Article, 1987

D.P. Mc Carthy, Effect of Improved Multiplication Efficiency on Exponentiation Algorithms Derived from Addition Chains, Mathematics of Computation, 46, (174), 1986, p603 - 608 Journal Article, 1986

D.P. Mc Carthy, The Optimal Algorithm to Evaluate xn using Elementary Multiplication Methods, Mathematics of Computation, 31, 1977, p251 - 256 Journal Article, 1977

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bart Jaski & Daniel Mc Carthy, The Annals of Roscrea - A diplomatic edition, Roscrea, Roscrea People, 2012, xxxvi + 65pp Book, 2012

D.P. Mc Carthy, Medieval science, its techniques and philosophy, STRONGnet Summer School, Firbush, Loch Tay, Scotland, 4-8 June 2012, 2012, STRONGnet - Marie Curie Training network, 15pp Invited Talk, 2012 URL

Inishowen people and events recorded in the Irish Annals in, editor(s)Marius Ó hEarcáin , Inishowen 1607 and all that ..., Clonmany, Co. Donegal, 2008, pp31 - 32, [D.P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2008

Of Arabic numbers, Roman time and Irish chronicles in, editor(s)Eoin P. O'Neill , What did you do today, Professor?, Pöllauberg, Austria, 2008, pp99 - 106, [Daniel P. Mc Carthy] Book Chapter, 2008

Daniel Mc Carthy, Irish chronicles and their chronology', Department of Computer Science, TCD, 2005 Dataset, 2005 URL

Daniel Mc Carthy, Collation of the Irish regnal canon, Department of Computer Science, TCD, 2005 Dataset, 2005 URL

Daniel Mc Carthy, Chronological Synchronisation of the Irish Annals, Department of Computer Science, TCD, 2005 Dataset, 2005 URL

Bart Jaski and Daniel Mc Carthy, 'A facsimile edition of the Annals of Roscrea', - Miscellaneous, URL

Research Expertise

Description

Computer Arithmetic, parallel architectures & processing, history of numbers and computation, computistics, lunar and solar cycles, astronomy, chronology, the chronicles of Eusebius, Jerome, Sulpicius Severus, Prosper, Bede and the Irish annals, the Paschal controversy

Recognition

Memberships

Member of the Royal Irish Academy May 2012