Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1420

  • Irish
  • s. xix
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper
Autograph manuscript of John O'Donovan's edition of the poem Brónach ollamh déis a rígh (ascr. to Urard mac Coise) from TCD 1419 (H 6. 15). In the general catalogue of Trinity College, Dublin (1900), the manuscript is indexed twice, as nos. 1175 and 1420.
H 6. 16
Cat. no. 1420
Provenance and related aspects
s. xix
Mid-19th century.
Hands, scribes
O'Donovan (John)
O'Donovan (John)
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Codicological information
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


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Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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OʼDonovan, John, “Elegy of Erard Mac Coise, chief chronicler of the Gaels, pronounced over the tomb of Fergal O'Ruairc, chief of Brefny, at Clonmacnoise”, Journal of the Kilkenny and South-East of Ireland Archaeological Society 1:2 (1857, 1858): 341–356.  
Edition, with discussion and English translation, of the poem beg. Brónach ollamh déis a rígh (ascr. to Urard mac Coise) from TCD 1419 (H 6. 15)
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Dennis Groenewegen
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