CELT document G402313

Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais


Edited by Thomas F. O'Rahilly

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  1. Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais,
    díoghal Dé a los ar marbhtha;
    do choir chiontaigh neimhchiontaigh
    táinig dise goid mh'anma.
  2. Bás duine do luathaghadh
    (cé tá duine dan sochar!)
    's a comharsa d'fhuathaghadh, —
    do rinne sí dhá dhochar.
  3. Nár ghrádhaigh a comharsain,
    mar do fhágaibh Dia i dtalmhain,
    ní ar son mo dhochair-se, —
    measa liom é dhá hanmain.
  4. Anois am an aithreachais;
    meince ar gcuarta dá féachain,
    iomarcaidh an aitheantais
    tarcaisne orm do mhéadaigh.
  5.  p.80
  6. Ise lán dom neamhpháirt-se,
    mé dá toil gan taom gcéille, —
    an leigheas 's an easláinte
    atá i n-aghaidh a chéile.
  7. Atá sise, ad-chualamair,
    re tochmhairc ar tí a ceangail;
    fa-ríor nách eadh fuaramair
    sgéal do sgéalaibh an earraigh.
  8. A fhir luighfeas aicise,
    mo chros a haithle ar marbhtha,
    ar litir dot aibidil
    do-bhéarainn maitheas Banbha.

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Title (uniform): Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais

Title (firstline): Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais

Author: unknown

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: 673 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: G402313

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 sources

  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 5, (MS 23 D 4), a 17th-century manuscript from Munster.
  2. Maynooth, C 87b, an O'Curry transcript incl. RIA 5.


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

The edition used in the digital edition

‘Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais’ (1926). In: Dánta Grádha‍. Ed. by Thomas F. O’Rahilly. Cork: Cork University Press, pp. 79–80.

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  title 	 = {Baoghal dí, lá an Bhreitheamhnais},
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  date 	 = {1926},
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Creation: By an unknown Irish bardic poet. No date range has been given for this poem. 1200–1600

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

Keywords: bardic poetry; pains of love; Last Judgement

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  1. 2016-06-24: SGML and HTML versions created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2016-06-20: 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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