Sochar Mic Diarmada agus a chloinne

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Prose tract on the property and entitlements of Mac Diarmada. In the two extant manuscripts, it is directly followed by a poem (22 qq) on the same subject, attributed to Aodh Ollbharr Ó Carrthaigh and beg. A-tá sonn sochar na ríogh, which is also independently attested. The relationship between prose and verse text requires closer study.

Manuscript witnesses

Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 18 
rubric: Sochar Mic Diarmada agus a chloinne o airdrigh Eirionn agus Conacht agus o urradhibh Leatha Cuinn do réir Leabhair Moling agus Saltrach an so síos.   incipit: Sochar Mic Diarmada agus Cloinne Maol Ruadhna ann so do réir Leabhair Moling agus Saltrach Caisil   The poem (A-tá sonn sochar na ríogh) begins on p. 147 and numbers 22 qq.
pp. 144(146)–146(148)   
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 M 23 
The poem attached numbers 16 qq.


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.] Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa, “The rights of Mac Diarmada”, Celtica 6 (1963): 156–172.

Secondary sources (select)

Doherty, Charles, “Some aspects of hagiography as a source for Irish economic history”, Peritia 1 (1982): 300–328.