Dindgnai in Broga

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, dinnshenchas
Piece of prose on the dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne.
First words (prose)
  • Do dingnuib in Broga inso
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
BB =
ff. 190rb(353).inf–190v(354)a.m
rubric: ‘Do dingnaib in Broga indso’
H =

To be verified.

  • Middle Irish
prose (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: Dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne IDinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne IPoem on the dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne.Dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne IIDinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne IIPoem on the dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne.


Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Mythological CycleMythological Cycle

dinnshenchasIrish narrative literature, onomastic lore and learning, topographical literature
id. 32607


Brug na Bóinne
Brug na Bóinne ... Brú na Bóinne
County Meath
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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.] 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>
292–293 [id. 4. ‘Dindgnai in Broga’] Edited from the Rennes MS.
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[ed.] [tr.] Petrie, George, The ecclesiastical architecture of Ireland, anterior to the Anglo-Norman invasion; comprising an essay on the origin and uses of the round towers of Ireland, which obtained the gold medal and prize of the Royal Irish academy, Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1845.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
102, 193 Edited from BB, perhaps by John O’Donovan.
Dennis Groenewegen
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