Dinnshenchas of Mag Tarbga and Findloch
verse beg. Mag Tarbga can ro raded?

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle
Dinnshenchas of Mag Tarbga and Findloch
First words (verse)
  • Mag Tarbga can ro raded?
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)


Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797



Mag TarbgaMag Tarbga

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Primary sources

[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 16 (1895): 31–83, 135–167, 269–312, 468.
TLH – edition (III, 31-83): <link> TLH – translation (III): <link> TLH – edition (IV, pp. 135-167): <link> TLH – translation (IV): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
272 [id. 156. ‘Mag Tarbga ocus Findloch’] direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
493–494 [id. 28. ‘Mag Tarbgai’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.  

Contents: Part 1 (chapters 1-23): Allgemeines; Part 2 (chapters 1-85): Die Ulter Sage.

Internet Archive: <link>
245–246 [id. 2.10. ‘Dinnshenchas’] direct link
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