Texts

Dinnshenchas of Loch Rí
verse beg. In lind-se lúadit ethair

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, dinnshenchas, Irish Mythological Cycle
Dinnshenchas of Loch Rí
Initial words (verse)
  • In lind-se lúadit ethair
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
27

Classification

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry
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Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Mythological CycleMythological Cycle
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dinnshenchasIrish narrative literature, onomastic lore and learning, topographical literature
dinnshenchas
id. 32607
Irish Mythological CycleIrish narrative literature
Irish Mythological Cycle
id. 35105

Narratives and anecdotal material, in prose and verse, concerning the Tuatha Dé (Danann) or aes síde. It includes material in the framework of Irish synthetic history, such as the encounters of the Tuatha Dé with the Fir Bolg, the Fomoiri and the sons of Míl Espáine (cf. Irish legendary history), as well as stories set in later times.

Subjects

Eochu mac MairedaEochu mac Maireda
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Ríb mac MairedaRíb mac Maireda
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Óengus mac ind ÓcÓengus mac ind Óc
Aengus mac ind Óc, Mac Óc, Mac ind Óc
(time-frame ass. with Túatha Dé Danann)
Óengus (Aengus) mac (ind) Óc; Mac Óc: mythological figure in medieval Irish literature, one of the Túatha Dé Danann; associated with youth and love; identified in some narratives as a son of the Dagda and Bóann.
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MidirMidir of Brí Léith
Midir of Brí Léith
one of the Túatha Dé Danann in early Irish literature
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Loch Rí
Loch Rí ... Lough Ree
County Westmeath, Id
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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. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
450–459 [id. 84. ‘Loch Ri’] direct link direct link direct link
[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>
481–483 [id. 79. ‘Loch Rí’] Prose text edited from the Book of Lecan. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
560–561 [id. 84. ‘Loch Ri’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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October 2012, last updated: August 2021