Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce II
verse beg. Muiriasc foccard in mhuir

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Poem added to one copy of Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce, with a quatrain interpolated into three copies of said text.
First words (verse)
  • Muiriasc foccard in mhuir
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
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 3
Textual relationships
Cf. Mag Muirisce (I) (prose and verse).
Related: Dinnshenchas of Mag MuirisceDinnshenchas of Mag MuirisceDinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce


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Dinnshenchas Érenn
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Mag MuirisceMag Muirisce
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Gwynn offers the following edition:
Muiriasc foceard in mhuir mhor . diamadh [dianad] ainm Rosualt romhor :

ba hangmaidh in gnim co ngle . dia tairngair Colum Cille.

Tolo mairb-esic tuili te . re lind Gairbeisc Glunraighe :
fobrucht in muir milib clann . fo ceithri hairdib Erenn.

No 'si Muireasc ciar creachach . ingen din ua deidh-Eachach :
ba buaidh a bladh gan cuir cuir . fofuair in magh co mor-muir.


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.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
507–508 Version in the Bodleian MS, where it is cited after the prose section.
[ed.] Gwynn, E. J., The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series, 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>  : View in Mirador
557 [id. 79.2. ‘Mag Muireisce’] Edition. direct link
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