Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G402560

The Book of O'Hara

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Lambert McKenna

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazardproof corrections by Hilary Lavelle, University of Ulster at Coleraine

Funded by University College, Cork and
The HEA via the LDT Project.

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 45,900 words


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(2006) (2008)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G402560

Availability [RESTRICTED]

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

Copyright for the printed edition rests with the School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin. The electronic edition was compiled with the kind permission of the copyright owner.


    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, National Library of Ireland, Book of O'Hara, late sixteenth-century vellum.
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 3 B 14, an early nineteenth-century copy by Michael Óg O'Longain.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. The Book of O'Hara: Leabhar Í Eadhra. Lambert McKenna (ed), first edition [xxxii + 458 pp.] Dublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin (1951)


Project Description

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

The present text represents pages 2–375 of the volume. All editorial introduction, notes and indexes have been omitted.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text supplied by the editor is tagged sup resp="LM". Expansions to the text are marked ex.


There are no quotations.


The editor's hyphenation has been retained.


div0=the poem book, div1=the section. Paragraphs are marked p, quatrains and metrical lines are marked and numbered every five lines.


Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.

Canonical References

This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the section.

Profile Description

Created: By Irish bardic poets. The poem starting on p. 88 contains a note dating it to 1584. Date range: c. 1500–1600.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Classical Modern Irish.

Revision History