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Dr. John Gillis
Chief Technical Officer 2, Library

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

John Gillis, The Book of Armagh: A codicological reassessment, Scriptorium International Review of Manuscript Studies, LXXV, (2), 2021, p309 - 345, p36 Journal Article, 2021 TARA - Full Text

John Gillis, The Faddan More Psalter The discovery and Conservation of a Medieval Treasure, first, Dublin, Wordwell Books, 2021, 1 - 310pp Book, 2021

Examining the Book of Dimma, the scribe Dianchride and the Gospel of John in, editor(s)Rachel Moss, Felicity O'Mahony and Jane Maxwell , An Insular Odyssey, manuscript culture in early Christian Ireland, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2017, [John Gillis, Bernard Meehan] Book Chapter, 2017

The Faddan More Psalter in, editor(s)Liam Breathnach, Ruairi O hUiginn. Damian McManus, Katharine Simms , Proceedings XIV International Congress of Celtic Studies, Dublin, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, 2015, pp1 - 18, [John Gillis] Book Chapter, 2015

John Gillis, The FaddanMore Psalter: De-watering the vellum, The Book and Paper Group Annual, AIC Annual Conference, San Francisco, April 2014, edited by Eliza Gilligan , 33, American Institute of Conservation, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

John Gillis, The Methodology behind de-watering the vellum from the Faddan More Psalter , Journal of the Institute of Conservation, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

John Gillis, "Book in a Bog" The Faddan More Psalter , Care and Conservation of Manuscripts, Eleventh International Seminar, University of Copenhagen, 13-15 April 2011, edited by M. J. Driscoll, Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir, Ivan Boserup, Marie Vest , 11, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

The Faddan More Psalter in, editor(s)Salvador Ryan and Brendan Leahy , Treasures of Irish Christianity: People, Texts and Events, Dublin, Veritas, 2012, [John Gillis] Book Chapter, 2012

John Gillis, Conservation of a 13th-century Biblia Sacra Latina , Care and Conservation of Manuscripts, Eighth International Seminar, University of Copenhagen, 14-15 April 2005, edited by Gillian Fellows-Jensen & Peter Springborg , 9, Museum Tusculanum Press, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Physical Analysis of Parchment Roll in, editor(s)Colm Lennon and James Murray , The Dublin City Franchise Roll, 1468-1512, Dublin, Dublin Corporation, 1998, [John Gillis] Book Chapter, 1998

Physical Analysis of Dublin Guild Merchant Roll in, editor(s)Connolly, Philomena; Martin, G. H. , The Dublin Guild Merchant Roll, c. 1190-1265 , Dublin, Dublin Corporation, 1992, [John Gillis] Book Chapter, 1992

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

The Armagh Satchel in, editor(s)Shenton, H , The Library of Trinity College Dublin: Director's Choice, London, Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers, 2020, pp4 - 80, [Gillis, J] Book Chapter, 2020

The unfolding discovery of the Faddan More Psalter: A personal view in, editor(s)Joe Fenwick , Lost and Found III, Discovering more of Irelands Past, Dublin, Wordwell Books, 2018, pp169 - 180, [Gillis, John] Book Chapter, 2018

John Gillis and Anthony Read, The Faddan More Psalter: A progress update , ICON News , (11), 2007 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text

John Gillis, Martyrology of Tallaght (Book of Leinster) fragment - Report of the UCD-OFM Partnership Management Committee July 1997- July 2003, Dublin, University College Dublin, July, 2003 Report, 2003


Awards and Honours

National Heritage Council Conservation Award 2009


Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 2015 – 2018

Institute of Conservators-Restorers in Ireland 2010 – 2018