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Dinnshenchas of Ailech III
verse beg. Ailech Frigrenn, faithche na ríg rígda in domain

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Ailech
Initial words (verse)
  • Ailech Frigrenn, faithche na ríg rígda in domain
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn B
  • poem only
  • The text occurs in the Edinburgh manuscript only and not in the other copies of this ‘recension’.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

Domnall Úa LochlainnÚa Lochlainn (Domnall)
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The DagdaThe Dagda / Eochaid Ollathair / In DagdaNo short description available
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 Ailech

Sources

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.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
106–121 [id. 24. ‘Ailech III’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Colby, Thomas [dir.], and T. A. Larcom, Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry, vol. 1: Memoir of the City and North Western Liberties of Londonderry. Parish of Templemore, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1837.
Internet Archive: <link>
223–228 Earlier edition and translation by John O'Donovan direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
403–406 [id. 24. ‘Ailech III’] direct link
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