Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G405990

Lughaidh, Tadhg agus Torna

Author: Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire

Background details and bibliographic information

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Cuthbert Mhág Craith

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
The Higher Education Authority via the CELT Project.

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 1085 words


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Text ID Number: G405990

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Hardcopy copyright remains with the School of Celtic Studies (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies).


    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, Stowe MS E. iv. 3, p. 264. See Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926) fasc. 1, 52–8.
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, Stowe MS F. v. 3, p. 203, Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926) fasc. 1, 105–113.
  3. London, British Library, Egerton MS 127, f. 25b. See Robin Flower and S. H. O'Grady (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (formerly the British Museum) (London 1926) 48–77, 61–2.
  4. London, British Library, Egerton MS 161, f. 46b. See Flower and O'Grady (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (London 1926) 617.
    Editions and Translations (selection)
  1. Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Dánfhocail: Irish epigrams in verse (Dublin 1921) 81.
  2. Eleanor Knott, Irish Classical Poetry (Dublin 1960) 90–91.
  3. Cuthbert Mhág Craith, Dán na mBráthar Mionúr, 2 vols. (Dublin 1967, 1980) vol. 1: 126.
    Further reading
  1. Lambert McKenna (ed. and trans.), Iomarbhágh na bhfileadh: the Contention of the Bards, with full translation, notes, glossaries, etc. (ITS volumes 20/21) (Dublin 1918, 1920).
  2. Joep Leerssen, The Contention of the Bards, Iomarbhágh na bhfileadh, and its place in Irish political and literary history (Dublin 1994).
  3. John Minahan, The Contention of the Poets: an essay in Irish intellectual history, with a parallel translation of the Irish text in English (Sansa 2000).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Cuthbert Mhág Craith, Lughaidh, Tadhg agus Torna in Dán na mBráthar Mionúr, Ed. Cuthbert Mhág Craith. , Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (1967) page 126, vol. 1; notes from 156–60, vol 2.


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

The prefatory note is adapted from work by Knott, Mhág Craith and O'Rahilly. The text consists of Cuthbert Mhág Craith's edition of the quatrain on page 126 of volume 1.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been proof-read three times.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text supplied by the editor is marked sup resp="CMG".


There are no quotations.


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


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Profile Description

Created: By Flaithrí Ó Maoil Chonaire Date range: c.1600-1615.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Irish.
Language: [EN] The editor's Foreword is in English.

Revision History