CELT document G402156

Gabh m'éagnach a Eoin Baisde

Tadhg Óg Ó hUiginn

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     p.21

    XI

  1.  146Gabh m'éagnach a Eoin Baisde
    baoghal dúinn ar ndíochaisge
    féagh orainn a chnú craidhe
    tú thoghaim mar theachtaire.
  2. Don cholainn tugas treiseacht
    móide iarraim m'oircheiseacht
    caidreabh nach oil don anam
    suidh th'aigneadh im uradhall.
  3. Ré chéile ní chongnaid sin
    's a n-eascaraid 'n-a n-aighidh
    cuin bhias caoin ré chéile
    dias gaoil fhuil i n-aimhréidhe.
  4. A thruaill chriadh-sa ar cuireadh mé
    ní bhiadh th'éagnach ar mh'aire
    muna fhionnmhais ocht n-álaidh
    ort i n-iongnais fhalámhaigh.
  5. Lánamha 'n-a lucht fhaladh
    bhíos ré chéile ag cathaghadh
    caidhe an treoir fá dtibhre láimh
    fá ndingne a Eoin a n-eadráin.
  6. Do chuireas uile im aghaidh
    Íosa go n-a easbalaibh
    cia a-nocht muna ghabha ar nguth
    cara lén holc ar n-éagnach.
  7. Maith thuige nach táinig mé
    gur chaitheas urmhór m'aoise
    narab ionann tuigse is tail
    duid-se i n-ionam ar n-éagnaigh.
  8. Gidh olc thuilleam a thabhairt
    is cosmhail nach conntabhairt
    fear do threise go dtiobhra
    meise i dteagh a Thighearna.
  9. Móide do bhéara láimh linn
    re ndul sa gcoinne gcoitchinn
    mé féine ag oirchill a Eoin
    ar thoirrthim Sléibhe Si-óin.
  10. Maoidh air i n-earuic mo chean
    méad do dheacrais fan Dúileamh
    gach comaoin dar chuir tusa
    comhmaoidh do mhuin macnasa.
  11. Gar dá chéile cuimhnigh dhí
    do mháthair agus Muire
    faghaibh ar ghoire do ghaoil
    gan Mhoire i n-aghaidh th'óglaoigh.
  12. Triúr a-nuas is é m'fhios-sa
    d'Anna sa chraoibh choibhneasa
    a-tá siúr oile Anna
    triúr ón chloidhe chomhranna.
  13. Do chroidhe íseal umhal
    lér eagal a ardughadh
    fa aigse 'n-a fheoil is d'fhuil
    a Eoin Baisde dod bhráthair.
  14. Is é comhrádh chanaid ribh
    Muire ógh an uair luaidhtir
    nó go ruig-se an Rí neamhdha
    do bhí ag tuigse a Thighearna.
  15. Forba raithe do bhí i mbroinn
    sul táinig Críosd i gcoluinn
    do bhreith eoil rugadh reimhe
    tugadh Eoin dá fháisdine.
  16. Máthair Eoin an uair do shir
    toirrcheas do thoil an Dhúilimh
    tugadh Eoin im dhubh-nóin dí
    i ndeoidh urmhóir a haoise.
  17. Mar tháinig a tigh nimhe
    Rí an bheatha i mbroinn maighdine
    sul do théacht a fheoil san óigh
    do shléacht Eoin i n-a onóir
  18. Mar do mhéadaigh a mheanma
    ag tuigsin a Thighearna
    Eoin re haghaidh an leanaibh
    samhail eoin ar eitealaigh.
  19. An uair do bhádhais i mbroinn
    a Eoin go n-aigneadh coluim
    tú do róine Rí nimhe
    i gclí óighe d'fháisdine.
  20.  p.22
  21. Muire ógh níor iongnadh sain
    dod mhúnadh mar do mháthair
    grádh meic gun bhan-óigh do bhaoi
    deit i n-anóir a n-éandlaoi.
  22. Gach aon nach leanadh lorg Dé
    do níthear ort mar fhínné
    ag Eoin Baisde do bhíodh sin
    i ngaisde Ríogh an ríchidh.
  23. Ní fhuil greim nar léigeadh lais
    dar haontuigheadh 'gun eaglais
    acht an bhean chuil do chronuigh
    fá fear don fhuil Íobholaigh.
  24. Ioruath mar do aontuigh chol
    lé chéile is bean a bhráthar
    ní táinig olc fa dheoidh dhe
    nar nocht Eoin is níor fheirrde.
  25. I n-aghaidh a ndearna dhóibh
    do shaothar is do sheanmhóir
    fuath budh mó iná fuath falaigh
    dó mar luach ón lánamhain.
  26. Do bhíodh ag míleas a mhná
    'n-a fhiadhnaise gach n-éan-lá
    nó gur líonadh í dá fhuath
    is rí na n Íobhal Ioruath.
  27. Níor fhulaing ceann anchreidimh
    don dís-sin dia d' fhoighidin
    teacht tar riaghail Dé na ndúl
    is é bliadhain i mbríosún.
  28. Do bhí an bhean fa baoghal dí
    'n-a mnaoi iomtha d'Eoin Baisde
    smuainidh é tré n-a hiomadh
    guaillidh Dé do dhícheannadh.
  29. Dá dheoin féin fuair a oidhidh
    do mhian Íosa d'ionsoighidh
    níor tuigeadh lé ag oidheadh Eoin
    nach foigheadh é dá aindeoin.
  30. Mar do cuireadh léi-se i loch
    ceann an fhíréin dá fholach
    do chíthe lá n do lasair
    títhe ar lár an locha-sain.
  31. D'éis gach uilc dá bhfuair an fear
    ag cathughadh mun gcreideamh
    do shuidh Eoin ní fhuilim dó
    fa dheoidh ar uillinn Íosa.
  32. Níor ghein ó mhnaoi a mhac samhla
    do chíthear a chomhardha
    teaghlach Dé i ndeoidh a thogha
    is é Eoin a n-éan-rogha.
    Gabh.

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Title (uniform): Gabh m'éagnach a Eoin Baisde

Author: Tadhg Óg Ó hUiginn

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Date: 2014

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CELT document ID: G402156

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  1. Dublin, Trinity College Library, 1318, (alias H. 2. 16 alias Yellow Book of Lecan); an Duanaire; see Abbott and Gwynn, Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Trinity College Library (Dublin 1921). Digital images and the description from Abbott and Gwynn are available on http://www.isos.dias.ie.
  2. Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates 72 1 29, 16th–17th century. Digital images and a description of the MS are available on http://www.isos.dias.ie.
  3. Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates 72 2 14, dating uncertain. Digital images and a description of the MS are available on http://www.isos.dias.ie.

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  1. This poem is listed in the Irish Bardic Poetry Database (see http://bardic.celt.dias.ie/main.html) and dated to the early to mid-15th century.
  2. An English translation is available in Dá Dé, 88–89.

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‘Gabh m’éagnach a Eoin Baisde’ (1940). In: Dán Dé‍. Ed. by Lambert McKenna. Dublin: The Educational Company of Ireland, pp. 21–22.

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Creation: Poem by Tadhg Óg Ó hUiginn, an Irish bardic poet, who died in 1448; the Duanaire was written in 1473 by 'Scanlan, son of Maolmhuire Ó Maolchonaire'. c.1400–1448

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Keywords: bardic; poetry; religious; 15c

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