Book Chapters and articles in journals:

      • ‘Language Relations in Early Ireland’. In: Sociolinguistics in Ireland. Ed. Hickey, R. 2014. London: Palgrave. 133-53.
      • ‘Introduction’. Perspectives on English in Switzerland. Cahiers de l’Ilsl 48, 2016, 9-26.
      • ‘Conclusion’. Perspectives on English in Switzerland. Cahiers de l’Ilsl 48, 2016, 183-87.
      • ‘Determining light verb constructions in contemporary British and Irish English’ (with G. Schneider). In: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 20:3. 2015. 326-354.
      • ‘Categorizing expressive speech acts in the pragmatically annotated SPICE Ireland Corpus’. ICAME Journal 39. 2015. 25-45.
      • ‘Light-verb constructions in the history of English’. In: Corpus interrogation and grammatical patterns. Eds. Davidse, K., C. Gentens, L. Ghesquière, and L. Vandelanotte. 2014. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 15-34.
      • ‘Tracing uses of will and would in Late Modern British and Irish English’. In: Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English. Eds. Pfenninger, S. E., O. Timofeeva, A.-Chr. Gardner, A. Honkapohja, M. Hundt and D. Schreier (eds.). 2014. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 239-56.
      • ‘Talk About Flipping Health Food – Swearing and Religious Oaths in Irish and British English.’ Emotion, Affect, Sentiment: The Language and Aesthetics of Feeling. SPELL: Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature 30. Eds Langlotz, A. and A. Soltysik Monnet. Tübingen: Narr, 2014. 177-196.
      • ‘Functions of Support Verb Constructions in Early English’. In: Penser le Lexique-Grammaire. Perspectives actuelles. Ed. Kakoyianni-Doa, F. 2014.Paris: Honoré Champion. 195-207. Direct link to Post-peerreviewed version of article.
      • ‘Introduction’. Ireland an its Contacts/L’Irlande et ses contacts. Cahiers de l’ILSL No 38, 2013. 17-20.
      • L’évolution de la langue anglaise en Irlande‘. Ireland an its Contacts/L’Irlande et ses contacts. Cahiers de l’ILSL No 38, 2013, 73-91.
      • ‘Multi-word verbs in the LU and LL-Táin texts’. In: Ulidia 3. Eds. Toner, G. and S. MacMathúna. 2013. Berlin: Curach Bhán Publications, 241-51. Direct link to post-peer reviewed article: ulidia3_ronan
      • ‘Mobilizing Linguistic Concepts: Support Verb Structures in Early English’. In English on the move: mobilities in literature and language. Eds. Britain, D. and A. Kern-Staehler. (SPELL 27). 2012. Tübingen: Narr. 183-99.
      • ‘The Development of Periphrastic Tense and Aspect Periphrasis in Irish and Welsh’. In Grammaticalization and Language Change: origins, criteria and outcomes. Eds. Brems, L., K. Davidse, T. Mortelmans and T. Breban. 2012. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 226-46.
      • ‘Modal would in ICE Ireland’. Corpus Linguistics and Variation in English: Theory and Description. Ed. Mukherjee, J. and M. Huber. 2012. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 165-74.
      • ‘Irish English Habitual do be: More on Origins and Use’. Groninger Arbeiten zur Germanistischen Linguistik 53.2 (December 2011), 105-118. Online version:
      • ‘The Celtic Languages’. The Languages and Linguistics of Europe. Ed. Kortmann, B. and J. van der Auwera. 2011. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 31-45
      • ‘More on the Origin of Irish and Welsh Continuous Periphrasis’. Researching the Languages of Ireland. Ed. Hickey, R. 2011. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. 119-35.
      • ‘Irish English Habitual Do Be revisted’. LINGUACULTURE 2010/1, 45-58. Online version: HabitualDoBeLinguaculture
      • ‘Support verb constructions in Early Irish’. Law and Letters. Proceedings of the 10th Conference of Societas Celtologica Nordica. Ed. Josephson, F. 2010. Gothenburg: Meijerbergs Arkiv. 93-106.
      • ‘Funtionsverbgefüge im Altirischen.’ Akten den 5. Deutschsprachige Keltologen Symposiums, Zürich 2009. Ed. Stüber, K. Wien: Präsens. 2010. 335-48.
      • (with G. Schneider) ‘Multi-verbal expressions of giving in Old English and Old Irish’. Online-proceedings of Corpuslinguistics, Liverpool 2009. Online version:
      • ‘On Functions of do-Support in Early English and Early Irish’. Penttilä, Esa and Heli Paulasto (eds). Language Contacts Meet English Dialects: Studies in Honour of Markku Filppula. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2009. 31-49.
      • ‘Ingressive Periphrasis in Old Irish’. Ulidia 2. Ed. Ó hUiginn, R. and B. Ó Catháin. Maynooth: An Sagart. 2009. 275-284.
      • ‘Snow in Early Irish texts: A Sign of Icy Times or else?’ Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 56. 2008. 206-15.
      • ‘Verbalnominale Tempus und Aspektperiphrase’. Kelten-Einfälle an der Donau. Ed. Birkhan, H. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 2007. 457-74.
      • ‘Do-Periphrasis in Early Irish?’. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica. Ed. Ó Flaithearta, M. Uppsala University Press: 2007, 145-62.
      • ‘The Hiberno-English after-perfect and its Contexts’. Dialects Across Borders. Ed. Filppula, M., J. Klemola, M. Palander and E. Pentillä (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 273), Amsterdam: Mouton de Gruyter. 2005, 253-270.
      • ‘Co n-accae in fer and Functional Grammar’, Journal of Celtic Linguistics 8. 2004, 135-148.
      • ‘Progressive Constructions in Old Irish’, Celtic Englishes III. Ed. Tristram, H. L. C., Heidelberg: Winter. 2003. 129-149.
      • ‘Subordinating ocus ‘and’ in Old Irish’, The Celtic Roots of English. Ed. Filppula, M., J. Klemola and H. Pitkänen, Joensuu: 2002, 213-36.
      • ‘Eine Kategorie des Perfekt im irischen English: Das after-Perfect’, Akten des 34. Linguistischen Kolloquiums. Ed. Rapp, R.. Frankfurt: 2002.
      • ‘Observations on the Progressive in Hiberno-English’, Language Links. The Languages of Scotland and Ireland. Ed. Kirk, J.M and D.P. Ó Baoill, Belfast: Queen’s University Belfast Press. 2001, 43-58.
      • ‘Some Aspects of Echtra Nerai’. Tionól 2000. RonanNerasOuting


      • Review of The Anglicisation of European Lexis. Ed. Furiassi, Cr., V. Pulcini and F. Rodríguez González. 2012. Yearbook of Phraseology 2013, 83-90.
      • Review of Der Altirische do-Infinitif: Eine verkannte Kategorie. Stüber, K. Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 58, 2011, 329-31.
      • Review of The Changing Languages of Europe. Heine, B. and T.
        Kuteva, 2006. Journal of Celtic Linguistics 13, 2009, 148-57
      • The Celtic Englishes IV. Ed. H.L.C. Tristram, 2006. Anglia 126/2, 2008, 409-11.
      • Review of Caint Ros Muc. Ed. A. Wigger, 2004. Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 55, 2007, 282-3.
      • Review of Keltologie heute. Ed. E. Poppe, 2004. Kratylos 2006, 174-7.