Texts

Dinnshenchas of Túag Inbir and Loch nEchach
verse beg. Túag Inber álaind, gáeth glass

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas poem on Túag Inbir and Loch nEchach.
Initial words (verse)
  • Túag Inber álaind, gáeth glass
The second part of the poem begins ‘Ba bec Banna, roboí tan’
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Ascribed to: Bard MaileBard Maile
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In the Book of Leinster, the poem is ascribed to Bard Maile.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Other
De causis torchi Corc’ Óche
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Tri tonna Erenn uile’ • ‘Dolluidh Fer Fiugail fuacda’ » Quatrains in the Bodleian MS and elsewhere.

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Túag InbirTúag Inbir

No description available

Loch nEchach
Loch nEchach ... Lough Neagh
County Antrim, Id

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.

Poem
[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>
58–63 (lines 1–64) [id. 14.1. ‘Tuag Inbir’] First part of the poem, relating to the dinnsenchas of Túag Inbir. direct link direct link direct link
[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>
62–69 (lines 65–160) [id. 14.2. ‘Tuag Inbir’] Second part of the poem, relating to the dinnshenchas of Loch nEchach. direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] Gwynn, E. J., The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 5, Todd Lecture Series 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1935.
Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link>
124 Variant readings of the poem on Loch nEchach (part 2) from the Book of Ballymote, p. 170a. direct link
Prose
[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>
150–153 [id. 141.1. ‘Tuag Inbir ocus Loch n-Echach’] Prose from the Book of Lecan. 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>
150–153 [id. 141.2. ‘Tuag Inbir ocus Loch n-Echach’] Prose from the Book of Lecan. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
509–510 [id. 46. ‘Tuag Inbir’]
[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>
474–476 [id. 55. ‘Loch n-Echach’] Prose on Loch nEchach, from the Edinburgh MS (Adv. MS 72.1.16). 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>
388–391 [id. 14. ‘Tuag Inbir’] direct link
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