8De Vismes Kane, William F. M. "The Black Pig's Dyke: The Ancient Boundary Fortification of Uladh." Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section C: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature 27 (1908-1909): 302.
Kane included both The Dorsey and The Dane's Cast in his assessment of The Black Pig's Dyke. He further claimed that John O'Donovan would have been inclined to agree with the more expansive map of the Dyke had the government allowed him to continue his field researches.