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1730. Sliocht na bpeacthach Uaimh Padraig $
Length: short 3-4qq (frag.)
Certainty: 4
Period:
  1. 16th ult
Areas:
  1. Ulster
Classes:
  1. religious cp
  2. praise church
Manuscripts:
  1. NLS Adv 72/2/14 (LXIV) ? cent.
Prints:
  1. transl. Knott, TD ii, no 45
Motifs:
  1. purgatory ?
Poet Christian Names:
  1. Tadhg Dall (NLS 72/2/14)
Poet Surnames:
  1. O hUiginn
Patron Christian Names:
  1. Patrick
Patron Surnames:
  1. saint
Apologue Subclasses:
  1. Patrick’s visions in Purgatory
Meter Vars:
  1. RannBheag
Poem:

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Sliocht na bpeacthach Uaimh Pádraig


[Knott, E.: The Bardic poems of Tadhg Dall Ó hUiginn, Irish Texts Society 22-23 (1922, 1926), poem 45]


1 S[lio]cht na bpeacthach Uaimh Pádraig,

beag na sáraidh Uaimh Letha;

port glanta anma ó phianaibh,

glanRóimh iarthair in bhetha.


2 Do-chual (?) go roibhi treimsi

ardesbuc Innsi hEalga,

mac Calp[ru]inn co gcruas gcrabhaidh,

san uaimh far lamhaidh demhna.


3 Bheith a n-uaimh chu[mh]aing cloichi

nír motha ar grádh Íosa

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