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Tóruigheacht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne‘The pursuit of Diarmaid and Gráinne’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • prose
  • Finn Cycle
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  • Early Modern Irish
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prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
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Finn Cycle

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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.] Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa [ed. and tr.], Tóruigheacht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne: The pursuit of Diarmaid and Gráinne, Irish Texts Society 48, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1967.
Earlier editions
[ed.] [tr.] O'Duffy, Richard J. [ed. and tr.], and Standish Hayes O'Grady [original contributor], Tóruigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghráinne: The pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne, 2 vols, 4th, revised ed., Dublin, 1903–1906.  
comments: The second, third and fourth edition represent an enlarged work edited by O'Duffy, in succession of O'Grady's work (1880-1881).
Internet Archive – volume 1 of the 2nd edition (1884): <link>, <link>, <link>
[ed.] [tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes [ed. and tr.], Tóruigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghráinne: The pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne, 2 vols, 1st ed., Dublin: Society for the Preservation of the Irish Language, 1880–1881.  
comments: This work reproduces / re-uses O'Grady's earlier edition and translation in Transactions of the Ossianic Society 3. New editions were later published for the Society for the Preservation of the Irish Language: see O'Duffy 1903-1906.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1 and 2: <link>, <link>, <link>
[ed.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, “Toruigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghrainne: The pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne”, in: O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Toruigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghrainne; or, the pursuit after Diarmuid O'Duibhne, and Grainne, the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt, King of Ireland in the third century, Transactions of the Ossianic Society 3, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1857. 40–211.

Secondary sources (select)

Breatnach, R. A., “Tóraigheacht Dhiarmada agus Ghráinne”, in: Dillon, Myles [ed.], Irish sagas, Thomas Davis Lectures, Dublin, 1959. 138–151.  
Revised version of “The Pursuit of Diarmaid and Grainne” (1958)
Breatnach, R. A., “The Pursuit of Diarmaid and Grainne”, Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review 47:185 (Spring, 1958): 90–97.
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, “Introduction”, in: O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Toruigheacht Dhiarmuda agus Ghrainne; or, the pursuit after Diarmuid O'Duibhne, and Grainne, the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt, King of Ireland in the third century, Transactions of the Ossianic Society 3, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1857. 1–39.
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