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102. A mhic Dhubhghaill gherreanaigh $
Length: short 6 lines
Certainty: 4
Period:
  1. 16th ult
Areas:
  1. Connacht
Classes:
  1. satire
Manuscripts:
  1. RIA1007(23/L/34)M. Newby,T ONeacht.
Motifs:
  1. mercenary, buannacht
  2. satirical denial of prowess in battle
Poet Christian Names:
  1. Brian (na Murtha) RIA1007
Poet Surnames:
  1. O Ruairc
Patron Christian Names:
  1. sname only
Patron Surnames:
  1. MacDubhghaill
Meter Vars:
  1. Ae freislighe
Poem:

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A mheic Dhubhghaill ghéirreannaigh

[RIA 1007 (23/L/34), 218]

Brían na Múrtha Ó Ruairc .cc. da bhuanna .i. mac Dubhghaill ar teithidh do

[Aoi fhreislighe]


A meic Dúbhghaill gherreannaigh

ar nach fríth baoghal basgaidh

an bhuannacht do bheirmís-ne

[do] chionn treigion an ghaisgidh

’s go bhfuighmis Éirionnoigh

do theithfeadh dhuinn a n-aisgidh.