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Dinnshenchas of Loch Dá Gabar
verse beg. Loch Dá Gabar, gním dia fail

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Loch Dá Gabar (Loch Gabar).
Initial words (verse)
  • Loch Dá Gabar, gním dia fail
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
prose, verse (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Bairchi boaire gu mbladh’ » A quatrain in the Edinburgh prose version.
Number of stanzas
4

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Loch Dá Gabar

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>
182–183 [id. 42. ‘Loch Dá Gabar’] 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>
58–59 [id. 107. ‘Loch Gabar’] 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>
424 [id. 42. ‘Loch Dá Gabar’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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