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Dinnshenchas of Benn Boirche II
verse beg. In eól duíb in senchas sen

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Prose and verse texts on the dinnshenchas of Benn Boirche (Mourne Mountains, Co. Down - see Gwynn).
Initial words (verse)
  • In eól duíb in senchas sen
Initial words (prose)
  • Aliter Bennan mac Boirchenn ...
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Number of stanzas
4
Textual relationships
A version of the tale is alluded to in a stanza of a poem attributed to Flann Mainistrech, beg. Éstid a éolchu cen ón (st. 26 in LL).

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 dinnshenchas

Subject tags

BoircheBoirche
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Bennán mac BoirchennBennán mac Boirchenn
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Manannán mac LirManannán mac Lir – mythological figure in Irish literature, typically associated with the sea
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Ibel mac ManannáinIbel mac Manannáin
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Lecon ingen LotairLecon ingen Lotair
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 Benn Boirche  Loch Ruide  Loch Cuan  Loch dá Cháech

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>
146–147 [id. 32. ‘Bend Boirche II’] Verse direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 16 (1895): 31–83, 135–167, 269–312, 468.
TLH – edition (III, 31-83): <link> TLH – translation (III): <link> TLH – edition (IV, pp. 135-167): <link> TLH – translation (IV): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
50 [id. 98.2. ‘Benn Boirchi’] Prose 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>
413 [id. 32. ‘Bend Boirche II’] direct link direct link direct link
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