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Dinnshenchas of Bairend Chermain
verse beg. Bairend Chermain cid diatá

  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas of Bairend Chermain. Gwynn suggests that “The name of this place is preserved by the river Burren in Co. Carlow”.
Initial words (verse)
  • Bairend Chermain cid diatá
“Bairend Chermain, whence is it named”
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subject tags

 Bairenn ... r. Burren, Co. Carlow

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. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
88–93, ix (corrigenda) [id. 10. ‘Bairend Chermain’] Edition and translation of the poem. direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484. 
An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.
TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
325 (§ 25) [id. 25. ‘Bairend Cermain’]

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
492–493 [id. 10. ‘Bairend Chermain’] direct link
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