The caldron of poesy
verse beg. Moí coire coir Goiriath

  • Early Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
The caldron of poesy
also The cauldron of poesy.
Initial words (verse)
  • Moí coire coir Goiriath

Listed by Breatnach:(1)n. 1 Liam Breatnach, ‘The Caldron of Poesy’, Ériu 32 (1981): 45–46.

  • Early Irish
verse (primary)


Early Irish poetry



Liam Breatnach, ‘The Caldron of Poesy’, Ériu 32 (1981): 45–46.

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.] Breatnach, Liam [ed. and tr.], “The Caldron of Poesy”, Ériu 32 (1981): 45–93.
[add.] [corr.] Breatnach, Liam, “Addenda and corrigenda to ‘The caldron of poesy’”, Ériu 35 (1984): 189–191.
[ed.] [tr.] Henry, P. L. [ed. and tr.], “The Caldron of Poesy”, Studia Celtica 14–15 (1981): 114–128.
[ed.] Power, Annie [ed.], “The Caldron of Poesy”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 5, Halle and Dublin, 1913. 22–28.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive – Anecdota vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – Anecdota vols 3-5: <link>
Transcribed from TCD 1337.
Dennis Groenewegen