Dinnshenchas of Mag Corainn

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Mag Corainn
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  • Middle Irish
prose (primary)


Dinnshenchas Érenn


Mag CorainnMag Corainn

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[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>
292–293 [id. 96. ‘Mag Corainn’] Prose from MS S. direct link direct link direct link
[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>
473–474 [id. 54. ‘Mag Corainn’] Prose from the Edinburgh MS. direct link
Dennis Groenewegen