Cáin Dar Í‘The law of Dar Í’

  • prose
  • Early Irish law texts
Early legal Irish text, which appears to have dealt with such topics as killing, cattle-theft, legal procedure and oath-taking (Breatnach).
Cáin Dar Í
‘The law of Dar Í’
Another title found in the sources is Cáin bó-shlechta.
prose (primary)


Early Irish law texts


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

Breatnach, Liam, A companion to the Corpus iuris Hibernici, Early Irish Law Series 5, Dublin: DIAS, 2005.  
comments: A companion to Binchy (D. A.) 1978a. Review article: McLeod, N., “A true companion to the Corpus iuris Hibernici”, Peritia 19 (2005).
205–209 [id. 5.21. ‘Cáin Dar Í’]
User:CA ,Dennis Groenewegen
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