John O’Meara


Born in 1915 in Co. Galway, John O’Meara received an MA at University College, Dublin, and became Professor of Latin there in 1948. The most recently published works of this distinguished international scholar are on Johannes Scottus Eriugena, the ninth-century Irish philosopher. He is known locally for his translations of St Brendan’s Navigatio and The History and Topography of Ireland by Gerald of Wales.