Texts

    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.
    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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