Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 10

  • Irish
  • s. xvi
  • composite manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum

Composite Irish manuscript containing versions of Lebor gabála Érenn, Cath Maige Léna (first part) and Félire Óengusso (second part).

G 10
Provenance and related aspects
s. xvi
16th century.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
composite manuscript
1 f. (pp. iii) + 25 ff. (pp. 1–50) + 1 f. ([51])
Foliation / Pagination
Paginated 1–50 (modern).
Palaeographical information
Category: Gaelic National minuscule
Distinct units
pp. 1-18

A fragment of Lebor gabála Érenn and Cath Maige Léna. One of the scribes appears to be Dubhaltach Mór Mac Fhir Bhisigh.

pp. 19-50

A copy of Félire Óengusso

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Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] “National Library of Ireland”, Anne-Marie OʼBrien, and Pádraig Ó Macháin, Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1999–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland, fasc. 1: Mss G 1 – G 14, Studies in Irish Manuscripts, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1967.
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: <link>

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Dennis Groenewegen
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February 2011, last updated: November 2022