CELT document G402348

A fhir do-ní an t-éad


Edited by Thomas F. O'Rahilly

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  1. A fhir do-ní an t-éad,
    binn an sgéal do chor;
    ní tuilltear é uait,
    is iongnadh gruaim ort.
  2. Bean dhoidhealbhtha dhuairc
    minic nach bhfuair gean;
    gidh iongnadh leat é,
    is leat féin do bhean!
  3. A ghiolla na rún,
    is ait dúinn do chor,
    ag coimhéad do mhná, —
    sin an fál gan ghort!
  4.  p.127
  5. Aon do chéad do chách
    atá slán mar taoi;
    ní fáth eagla dhuit
    teanga i bpluic fád mhnaoi.
  6. Ná creid neach dá mair
    ort dá brath go héag;
    ná fágaibh-se an tír,
    a fhir do-ní an t-éad!

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Title (uniform): A fhir do-ní an t-éad

Title (firstline): A fhir do-ní an t-éad

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

Edition statement

1. First draft.

Extent: 671 words

Publication statement

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: G402348

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. Castlerea (Co. Roscommon), Clonalis House, Book of the O'Conor Don, c. 1631 (first line only).
  2. London, British Library, Egerton 192, written by S. Mag Uidhir 1729.
  3. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy MS 629 (olim 23 A 45) written by M. Mac Gormain 1745.
  4. London, British Library, Egerton 127, written by M. Mac Gorman 1745.
  5. London, British Library, Egerton 161, written by L. Ó Taran etc. 1778.

Edition and Literature

  • 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

‘A fhir do-ní an t-éad’ (1926). In: Dánta Grádha‍. Ed. by Thomas F. O’Rahilly. Cork: Cork University Press, pp. 126–127.

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  editor 	 = {Thomas F. O'Rahilly},
  title 	 = {A fhir do-ní an t-éad},
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  address 	 = {Cork},
  publisher 	 = {Cork University Press},
  date 	 = {1926},
  pages 	 = {126–127}


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Creation: By an unknown Irish bardic poet. The date range has been supplied from the Bardic Poetry Database. 1600–1625

Language usage

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

Keywords: bardic poetry; love poetry; jealousy; satire on personal appearance

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(Most recent first)

  1. 2016-07-21: SGML and HTML versions created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2016-07-12: 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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