verse beg. Ériu co n-uaill, co n-idnaib

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Irish legendary history, Mythological Cycle
Initial words (verse)
  • Ériu co n-uaill, co n-idnaib
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Ascribed to: Eochaid úa FlainnEochaid úa Flainn
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Eochaid ua FlannucáinEochaid úa Flannucáin
Irish poet and scholar, identified by Rudolf Thurneysen as the poet Eochaid úa Flainn, to whom several poems (most of them in the Lebor gabála) are attributed.
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Eochaid úa Flainn, who has been identified as Eochaid úa Flannucáin (d. 1004).
  • Middle Irish
verse (primary)


Early Irish poetry Irish legendary history Mythological 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.] [tr.] Macalister, R. A. S., Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland, 5 vols, Irish Texts Society 34–35–39–41–44, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1932–1942.
Internet Archive – Vol. 1 (1938 ed.): <link> Internet Archive – Vol. 2 (1939 ed.): <link> Internet Archive – Vol. 3 (1940 ed.): <link> Internet Archive – Vol. 4 (1941 ed.): <link> Internet Archive – Vol. 5 (1956 ed.): <link>
Vol. 4: 212–219. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Lehmacher, Gustav [ed. and tr.], “Éiriu co nuaill co niduaib von Eochaid ua Flainn”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 14 (1923): 173–178.
Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Carey, John, A new introduction to Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland, edited and translated by R. A. Stewart Macalister, D.Litt., Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 1, London: Irish Texts Society, 1993.
Carey, John, “The name Tuatha Dé Danann”, Éigse 18:2 (1981): 291–294.
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen