Texts

Dinnshenchas of Loch Cé
verse beg. Loch Cé, cid imar' mebaid

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Loch Cé
Initial words (verse)
  • Loch Cé, cid imar' mebaid
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
8

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle

Subjects

Loch Cé
Loch Cé ... Lough Key
County Roscommon
Contents

Prose version of B (Egerton 1781)

» People: Nuadu Airgetlam » Places: Loch Cé • Mag Tuired • Carn Coirrslébi • Mag Airne » Events: battle of Mag Tuired

Prose version of C

Poetic version of C

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>
400–403 [id. 72. ‘Loch Cé’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Edinburgh dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 4 (1893): 471–497.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
492–493 [id. 75. ‘Loch Cé’] Prose from Egerton 1781 direct link

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>
551 [id. 72. ‘Loch Cé’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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