Texts

Dinnshenchas of Ailech III
verse beg. Ailech Frigrenn, faithche na ríg rígda in domain

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Ailech
Initial words (verse)
  • Ailech Frigrenn, faithche na ríg rígda in domain
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn B
  • poem only
  • The text occurs in the Edinburgh manuscript only and not in the other copies of this ‘recension’.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Textual relationships
See also the poems Ailech I and Ailech II and the prose text on Ailech.
Related: Dinnshenchas of Ailech IDinnshenchas of Ailech IPoem on the dinnshenchas of Ailech.Dinnshenchas of Ailech IIDinnshenchas of Ailech IIDinnshenchas of Ailech.Dinnshenchas of AilechDinnshenchas of AilechProse tract on the dinnshenchas of AilechDinnshenchas of Ailech IIDinnshenchas of Ailech IIDinnshenchas of Ailech.

Classification

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry
...

Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Mythological CycleMythological Cycle
...

DinnshenchasDinnshenchas
...

Subjects

Domnall Úa LochlainnÚa Lochlainn (Domnall)
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

See more
The DagdaThe Dagda
Eochaid Ollathair, In Dagda
No short description available
See more
Ailech
Ailech
County Donegal, Id
See more

Sources

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.] 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>
106–121 [id. 24. ‘Ailech III’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Colby, Thomas [dir.], and T. A. Larcom, Ordnance Survey of the County of Londonderry, vol. 1: Memoir of the City and North Western Liberties of Londonderry. Parish of Templemore, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1837.
Internet Archive: <link>
223–228 Earlier edition and translation by John O'Donovan direct link

Secondary sources (select)

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>
403–406 [id. 24. ‘Ailech III’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
Page created
October 2012, last updated: August 2021