Dinnshenchas of Bréchmag

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn
Text on the dinnshenchas of Bréchmag.
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Middle Irish
prose, verse (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: Dinnshenchas of Mag MugnaDinnshenchas of Mag MugnaText on the dinnshenchas of Mag Mugna.


Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
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Primary sources

[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484.  

An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.

TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
419–421 [id. 34. ‘Mag Mugna ocus Brechmag’] direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The three forms of Dinnshenchas Érenn [part 2]”, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1983): 102–131.
Dennis Groenewegen
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