Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G402235

Deacair suan ar chneidh gcarad

Author: Giolla Brighde Ó Heoghusa

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 1000 words


CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College Cork.
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(2003) (2008)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G402235

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Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.


    Manuscript source
  1. Castlerea (Co. Roscommon), Clonalis House, Book of the O'Conor Don, 409b
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 F 16, p. 206
  3. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 M 30, p. 437
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Osborn Bergin, Deacair suan ar chneidh gcarad in Irish Bardic Poetry, Ed. Osborn Bergin. , Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (1970) page 142–145


Project Description

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

All the editorial text with the corrections of the editor has been retained.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked, proof-read and parsed using NSGMLS.


The electronic text represents the edited text.


There are no quotations.


The editorial practice of the hard-copy editor has been retained.


div0=the poem. Pagebreaks, metrical lines and quatrains are marked and numbered.


Names of persons (given names), and places are not tagged. Terms for cultural and social roles are not tagged.

Canonical References

The n attribute of each text in this corpus carries a unique identifying number for the whole text.

The title of the text is held as the first head element within each text.

div0 is reserved for the text (whether in one volume or many).

The numbered quatrains provide a canonical reference.

Profile Description

Created: Giolla Brighde Ó Heoghusa, an Irish bardic poet, died in 1614. Date range: c. 1590–1614.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Classical Modern Irish.

Revision History