Cath Maighe Léna‘The battle of Mag Léna’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Modern Irish (long recension)


Cycles of the Kings


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.

[ed.] Jackson, Kenneth Hurlstone [ed.], Cath Maighe Léna, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 9, Dublin: Stationery Office, 1938.
CELT – edition: <link>
Based chiefly on the long recension in Franciscan A 6.
[ed.] [tr.] O'Curry, Eugene [ed. and tr.], Cath Mhuighe Léana or The Battle of Magh Leana, together with Tochmarc Moméra or the Courtship of Moméra, Publications of the Celtic Society 4, Dublin: Celtic Society, 1855.
Internet Archive: <link>
Based chiefly on the long recension in RIA 23 L 26.