Sgéala muice Meic Dhá Thó‘The story of Mac Da Thó's pig’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • Ulster Cycle
Early modern version of Scéla mucce Meic Da Thó

Breatnach (1990) lists four manuscript copies:

  • Early Modern Irish
Textual relationships


Ulster Cycle


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.] Breatnach, Caoimhín [ed.], Patronage, politics and prose: Ceasacht ingine Guile, Sgéala muice Meic Dhá Thó, Oidheadh Chuinn Cheadchathaigh, Maynooth Monographs 5, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1996.

Secondary sources (select)

Breatnach, Caoimhín, “The early modern version of Scéla mucce Meic Da Thó: tempus, locus, persona et causa scribendi”, Ériu 41 (1990): 37–80.
Dennis Groenewegen
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