CELT document G402211

A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe

Diarmaid Ó Briain

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    A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe

    Diarmaid Ó Briain cct.

  1. A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe,
    iongnadh is méad do gháire,
    mar sguire dod ghlóraighe,
    ag dol siar isin sáile!
  2. Gluaise láimh ré Bóroimhe,
    téighe láimh ré Ceann Choradh,
    ag moladh Mhic Mhór-Mhuire,
    go bráth bráth as binn t'foghar.
  3.  p.61
  4. An port as a dtéighesi,
    ó Shliabh Iarainn, ga neimhcheilt,
    lór a luaithe téighisi
    tré Loch Ríbh tré Loch nDeirgdheirc.
  5. Ag dol tar Eas nDanainne
    nocha nfhéadthar do chuibhreach;
    as ann do-ní an ramhaille,
    ag dola láimh re Luimneach.
  6. Ó Luimneach an mhearsháile
    go dtéighe a n-Inis Cathaigh,
    láimh re port ar Seanáinne,
    caidhe th'imtheacht 'na dheaghaidh?
  7. Fa imlibh ar bhfearainne
    meinic théighe in gach ionam,
    ar ais tar Eas Danainne,
    ag dul san bhfairge a Shionann.
  8. Bóinn is Siúir is Sein-Leamhain
    agus Suca na[ch] sriobhmall,
    adeirit na deighleabhair
    gurab uaisle tú a Shionann.

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Title (uniform): A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe

Author: Diarmaid Ó Briain

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

Funded by: School of History, University College Cork

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1. First draft.

Extent: 634 words

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Publisher: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College Cork.

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

Date: 2012

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

CELT document ID: G402211

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

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Manuscript source

  1. Castlerea (Co. Roscommon), Clonalis House, Book of the O'Conor Don. This manuscript was written 1631 by Aodh Ó Dochartaigh.
  2. RIA 6 (23 I 40) c. 1700? Co. Offaly.


  • Pádraig Ó Macháin (ed), The Book of the O'Conor Don (Dublin: DIAS 2010).

The edition used in the digital edition

‘A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe’ (1970). In: Irish Bardic Poetry‍. Ed. by Osborn Bergin. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, pp. 60–61.

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  title 	 = {A Shionainn Bhriain Bhóroimhe},
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  publisher 	 = {Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies},
  date 	 = {1970},
  pages 	 = {60–61}


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Creation: Diarmaid Ó Briain, an Irish bardic poet c.1350

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  • The text is in Classical Modern Irish. (ga)

Keywords: bardic; poetry; 14c

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  1. 2012-06-26: SGML and HTML files created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2012-06-20: Header created; file converted to TEI-conformant XML; markup completed; file parsed. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 1995-96: Text captured by scanning and proofed. (ed. School of Celtic Studies (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies))

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