CELT document G100045

Congal Cinnmagair

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Edited by Kuno Meyer

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    Congal Cinnmagair (B IV 2 (RIA) fo. 62).

  1. Congal Cinnmaghair maith rī,
    blīadain, dā blīadhain fo trí
    d'Éirinn gan coccadh, gan cath,
    fa rí sona sechtbliadhnach.
  2. As uime do trēig Temhraigh
    ar Chendmaghair móirmhenmnaigh,
    cīos is cáin Ērenn re hedh
    i t-tír Conaill co caithfedh.
  3. Braighde Ēirenn co ua seacht
    gabhais tre rīghe is tre neart,
    secht rīgh acht co n-dernta de
    ar Inis Fáil férúaine.
  4. Co m-beth āiremh secht rīgh n-décc
    ar clannaibh Conaill na c-cēd,
    ōs rīograidh Ērenn uile
    ga c-cor sa réim rīoghraidhe.
  5. Locht fīre nī raibhe rīamh
    ar ūa Conaill na c-caoimhgīall,
    acht éd tre mergrádh a mná
    do bí i mac Fergusa.
  6.  p.109
  7. n-deachaid Congal a c-céin
    'sa domhan soir ar sliocht Néill,
    do ghēbhadh ar ghabhsat soin,
    Nīall is Dathī co c-cathgoil.
  8. Lacht ocus īascc, mil is mes
    in cech tīr thūaith ocus tes,
    tuc gach tīr a thoradh trom
    mar do bái ag Corbmac nō ag Conn.

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Title (uniform): Congal Cinnmagair

Title (firstline): Congal Cinnmaghair maith rí

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

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

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2. Second draft

Extent: 670 words

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Address: College Road, Cork, Ireland—http://www.ucc.ie/celt

Date: 2004

Date: 2010

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G100045

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  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, B. IV. 2 , fo. 62; for details see Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–43) vol. 24, MS 1080, pp. 3021–29.


  • Kuno Meyer (ed.), Congal Cinnmagair, Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 108–109.

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‘Congal Cinnmagair (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, pp. 108–109.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Congal Cinnmagair (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {108–109}


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Creation: by an unknown author 900–1200

Language usage

  • The text is in Middle Irish. (ga)

Keywords: histor; poetry; medieval

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  1. pre-1997: Text scanned in. (data capture Staff at the CURIA Project)
  2. 2010-03-30: Header updated; new wordcount made. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-09-29: Keywords added; file validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  5. 2005-08-04T15:29:22+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  6. 2004-03-23: Additions to the bibliography and minor changes to the header. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)
  7. 2004-03-19: Header created, file proofed twice; structural and content markup applied; file parsed; HTML file created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)

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