Texts

verse beg. Ní théd an égean a n-aisgidh

Ó Dálaigh (Mathghamhain)
  • Early Modern Irish
  • verse
  • Classical Irish poetry

Early Modern Irish poem (44 qq) addressed to Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach. Ó Cuív remarks that it is written in a “highly technical legal language”.

First words (verse)
  • Ní théd an égean a n-aisgidh
Author
Mathghamhain Ó DálaighÓ Dálaigh (Mathghamhain)
(fl. 15th century)
Mathghamhain (mac Domhnaill mheic Eoghain) Ó Dálaigh, Irish poet. The Book of Lismore contains a poem ascribed to him, which is addressed to Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach, patron of that manuscript.
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Ascribed to: Mathghamhain Ó DálaighÓ Dálaigh (Mathghamhain)
(fl. 15th century)
Mathghamhain (mac Domhnaill mheic Eoghain) Ó Dálaigh, Irish poet. The Book of Lismore contains a poem ascribed to him, which is addressed to Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach, patron of that manuscript.
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The poem is attributed to Mathghamhain (mac Domhnaill mheic Eoghain) Ó Dálaigh
Manuscripts
Language
  • Early Modern Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
44

Classification

Classical Irish poetryClassical Irish poetry
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Subjects

Fínghin Mac Carthaigh RiabhachMac Carthaigh Riabhach (Fínghin)
(d. 1505)
Fínghin (Fínghin; Fínghean) Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach of Cairbre, head of the Cairbre branch of the Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach family; patron who commissioned the compilation of the Book of Lismore
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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.] Ó Cuív, Brian, “A poem for Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach”, Celtica 15 (1983): 96–110.
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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January 2014, last updated: December 2022