CELT document G402303

Cridhe so dá ghoid uainne

Maghnus Ó Domhnaill

Edited by Thomas F. O'Rahilly

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  1. Cridhe so dá ghoid uainne, —
    cá ní is truaighe for talmhain
    ná duine i mbí dá anam
    do bheith tamall gan anmain?
  2. Uaimse ag inghin an iarla
    truagh gan iasacht mo chroidhe,
    go dtuigeadh féin nách bhféadar
    bréagadh croidhe i mbí toirse.
  3.  p.71
  4. Cuirfead iomchar mo chroidhe
    ar dhuine oile i-mbliadhna;
    gidh eadh, dá gcleachta a iomchar,
    biaidh sí diomdhach don iasacht.
  5. Biaidh sí tinn, biaidh sí corrach,
    biaidh sí gan chodladh choidhche,
    biaidh sí ciamhair cumhach,
    biaidh sí dubhach gach n-oidhche.
  6. Ní iarrfa adhbhar gáire,
    badh sáimhe lé bheith dubhach,
    go sgara sí rem chroidhe
    go bráth ní bhfoighe furtacht.
  7. Uch! ní cothrom an roinn-se
    do-ní an toirrse, dar linne, —
    croidhe nó dhó ag duine
    's duine oile gan chridhe!

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Title (uniform): Cridhe so dá ghoid uainne

Title (firstline): Cridhe so dá ghoid uainne

Author: Maghnus Ó Domhnaill

Editor: Thomas F. O'Rahilly

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber

Funded by: University College Cork, School of History

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1. First draft.

Extent: 650 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: 2016

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

CELT document ID: G402303

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only. The text is reproduced with the kind permission of the estate of Thomas F. O'Rahilly.

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Manuscript source

  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 6 (23 I 40), c. 1700, Co. Offaly.


  • Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Dánta Grádha: an anthology of Irish love poetry (A.D.1350-1750), second edition (Cork 1926).

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‘Cridhe so dá ghoid uainne’ (1926). In: Dánta Grádha‍. Ed. by Thomas F. O’Rahilly. Cork: Cork University Press, pp. 70–71.

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Creation: By a bardic poet; possibly Maghnus Ó Domhnaill; the date range was supplied from the Bardic Poetry Database. 1535–1565

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

Keywords: Magnus Ó Domhnaill; bardic poetry; love

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  1. 2016-06-22: SGML and HTML versions created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2016-06-16: Header created; file proofed (1) and encoded, queries resolved using information from the Bardic Poetry Database at the DIAS website; file parsed and validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 1998: Text captured by scanning. (ed. Students at the CELT project)

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