Tóruigheacht Gruaidhe Griansholus‘The Pursuit of Gruaidh Ghriansholus’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • prose
  • Ulster Cycle
  • Early Modern Irish
17th century
prose (primary)
Textual relationships
An oral version of the same story was published in 1902 as Sgéal Chúchulainn ag Cuan Cárn by J. H. Lloyd in the Gaelic Journal no 141 pp. 83ff.


Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797


Cú ChulainnCú Chulainn
Young Ulster hero and chief character of Táin bó Cuailnge and other tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of Súaltam or Lug and Deichtire (sister to Conchobor); husband of Emer (ingen Forgaill)
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Gruaidh GhriansholusGruaidh Ghriansholus
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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.] OʼRahilly, Cecile, Tóruigheacht Gruaidhe Griansholus: the pursuit of Gruaidh Ghriansholus, Irish Texts Society, 24, London: Irish Texts Society, 1924.
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