Acallam na senórach ‘The dialogue of the ancients’
- Middle Irish
- prose, verse
- Finn Cycle
Five manuscript witnesses:
- Middle Irish
- late Middle Irish (or very early Classical Irish)
Expanded, modernised version of a poem concerning Fionn‘s harper Cnú Dereóil, which is found originally in Acallam na sénorach, where it begins Abhuc do fuair Finn ferdha (Stokes ll. 630–683).
A composite recension of the tale of the conversation (agallamh) between St Patrick and representatives of the old Fían, Oisín and Caílte.Dinnshenchas of Ard RuideDinnshenchas of Ard Ruide
Dinnshenchas of Ard Ruide, a royal seat in Munster.Tóiteán Tighe FhinnTóiteán Tighe FhinnA ballad about a tragic event and its aftermath in Fenian tradition. It relates how Garad mac Morna burnt to death the wives of the fían-warriors in Finn's house and how he was afterwards slain by his son Aod.Dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna IDinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna IPoem on the dinnshenchas of Tond Clidna, attributed to Caílte.Dinnshenchas of Tonn ChlidnaDinnshenchas of Tonn ChlidnaProse tract on the dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna.
Dinnshenchas of Ard Ruide, a royal seat in Munster.Rise up OsgarRise up OsgarForud na Fíann fás in-nochtForud na Fíann fás in-nochtGéisid cúanGéisid cúanIs úar geimred at-racht gáethIs úar geimred at-racht gáethDinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna IDinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna IPoem on the dinnshenchas of Tond Clidna, attributed to Caílte.Turus acam Día h-AíneTurus acam Día h-Aíne
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