Texts

Duanaire Finn

  • verse
  • Classical Irish poetry, Duanaire Finn, Finn Cycle
Collection of Fenian poems
Form
verse (primary)
Associated items
A bhean beir let mo léine, A bhean labhrus rinn an laoídh, A bhen dén folcadh mo chinn, A cháorthuinn Clúana Ferta, A cloidhimh chléircín an chluig, A lía Thulcha Tuaithe shuas, A Lorcáin mheic Luighdhech láin, A muicidh seolam sa sliabh, A Oisín, is fada do shúan, A Oisín cía in fert dona, A Oisin fuirigh ar Dhía, A Oissín in ráidhe rinn, Abair a Oisín mheic Finn, Ag so in fód in ar ghein Fionn, Aithreos caithréim infir móir, An Seisior. tríar attigim ar deisiol, Anocht fíor dheiredh na ffían, Cairdius Logha ré droing don Fhéin, Ceisd agam ort a Cháoilte, Cláidhtear leibh leabadh Osguir, Cliabhán cuill cía do róine, Cotail becán becán bec, Cumain let a Oissin fhéil, Dírgidh bhar sleagha sealga, Do bádus-sa úair, Domhnach lodmair tar Lúachair, Dubhach sin a Bhenn Ghúalann, Eirigh suas a Oissín, Eirigh suas a Oscair, Eól damh senchus féine Finn, Éuchtach inghen Díermatta, Faoídh cluig do chúala a nDruim Dheirg, Fégthar tech Fhinn a nAlmhain, Fiafraighis Patraic Macha, Fíamhain mac Foraigh go fíor, Fiondfile ba fer go lí, Fleadh ros fúair Corbmac ó Fhionn, Fúar ar naghaigh a Loch Luig, Fuaramar séilg iar Samhuin, Gorta chille críon locha, Guth gadhoir a gCnoc na Ríogh, In ccúala tú fíana Finn, Innis a Oisin echtaigh, Is cuimhin liom an imirt, Is fada anocht a nOilfinn, Iss é súd colg in laoich láin, La da ndechaidh Fionn na bhfían, La da rabhamur a nDún Bó, La da raibh Fionn ag ol, La da raibh Padraic a nDún, Lá do bhí sealg Shléibhe Guillenn, La robhámar ar Slíabh Truim, Leacht Guill do chráidh mo chroidhe, Lige Guill, Maidhim in mhaidin fa ghlonn, Mairg fuil ar hiarraidh a Bhrain, Mairg is muinnter do cléircibh, Mo mhaílacht ar chloinn Bhaoísgne, Oenach indiu luid in rí, Olc mo thuras sonn ó Lundain, Seilg Sléibhe na mBan, Sgéla catha Cruinn Mhóna, Sgriobh sin a Bhrógain sgribhinn (I), Sgríobh sin a Bhrogáin sgribhinn (II), Siothaí Cháilti cía ros fúair, Tríar láoch do chúadhmor do sheilg, Trúag sin a Chaílte a chara, Uathadh damh sa coirtheso, Uchán asgíeth mo ríogh réil

Classification

Classical Irish poetry Duanaire Finn Finn Cycle

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.

MacNeill, Eoin, and Gerard Murphy (eds.), Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, Irish Texts Society 7–28–43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1908–1953.  
comments: Edition of the poem-boek Duanaire Finn, with translation and notes. Three volumes were published between 1908 and 1953:
  • vol. 1 (1908): ed. Eoin MacNeill
  • vol. 2 (1933): ed. Gerard Murphy
  • vol. 3 (1953): introduction, notes, appendices, glossary and indexes by Gerard Murphy, with Anne O’Sullivan, Idris L. Forster and Brendan Jennings
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> CELT – edition of vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link>
[ed.] [tr.] MacNeill, Eoin [ed.], Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 1: Irish text, with translation into English, Irish Texts Society 7, London: Irish Texts Society, 1908.
Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge – editions: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
[ed.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed.], Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 2: Irish text, with translation into English, Irish Texts Society 28, London: Irish Texts Society, 1933.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
[intro.] [notes] Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Carey, John [ed.], Duanaire Finn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 13, London: Irish Texts Society, 2003.
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