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A Poem in Praise of St. Patrick

Ó Dónaill, Caoimhín (2014) A Poem in Praise of St. Patrick. In: Teangeolaíocht na Gaeilge XIII. Uppsala Universitet, Sweden, pp. 87-104. ISBN 978-91-506-2438-0 [Book section]

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This paper consists of an edition of the poem beginning ‘Pátraicc Macha mártai Gaídil’ and is accompanied by a translation, commentary and notes. It survives in a single manuscript copy RIA B.iv.2, f.143 written between 1627/8 by Mícheál Ó Cléirigh.1 It has been edited once previously by Kuno Meyer who presented it as ‘an Old-Irish poem on St. Patrick’ (1907a). Hisedition consists of a semi-diplomatic text without translation or commentary, and a handful of footnotes detailing his emendments to the manuscript readings. J.F. Kenney categorised the poem as one of a number of ‘Minor texts relating to Patrick’ (1929: 348-9)

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Saint Patrick Armagh Middle Irish Manuscript
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:29107
Deposited By: Dr Caoimhin O Donaill
Deposited On:31 Mar 2015 09:39
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:14

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