Aided Lóegairi Búadaig‘The death of Lóegaire Búadach’

  • Early Irish
  • prose
  • Ulster Cycle
  • Early Irish
prose (primary)


Ulster Cycle


Lóegaire BúadachLóegaire Búadach
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
Hero in tales of the Ulster Cycle; said to be a son of Connad Buide and grandson of Iliach
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Conchobar mac NessaConchobar mac Nessa
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
king of the Ulaid in tales of the Ulster Cycle; son either of Cathbad or Fachtna Fáthach (father) and Ness (mother); husband of Mugain; father of Cormac Cond Longas, Cúscraid Mend Macha, Furbaide Fer Bend and Fedelm Noíchrothach; fosterfather of Cú Chulainn.
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Mugain [daughter of Eochaid Feidlech]Mugain ... daughter of Eochaid Feidlech
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle, Eochaid Feidlech)
daughter of Eochaid Feidlech and wife of Conchobar mac Nessa
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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.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], The death-tales of the Ulster heroes, Todd Lecture Series 14, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1906.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
[tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
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[tr.] Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. [tr.], “La mort violente de Loegaire le Victorieux”, Ogam 11 (1959): 423–424.
Dennis Groenewegen,Patrick Brown