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599. Da mbeith m’enfhainne a nEirinn $
Length: short 5qq
Certainty: 5
Period:
  1. 16th ult
  2. 17th early
Areas:
  1. Ulster
  2. Leinster
Classes:
  1. poem to another poet
Manuscripts:
  1. Book of O’Conor Don 1631
Motifs:
  1. poem in dialogue form?
  2. material reward for poetry
Poet Christian Names:
  1. Brian (BOCD)
Poet Surnames:
  1. MacGriallusa
Patron Christian Names:
  1. Eochaidh
Patron Surnames:
  1. [O hEoghusa?]
Meter Vars:
  1. deibhidhe
Poem:

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Dá mbeith m’éanfháinne i nÉirinn

[O’Conor Don, 25b]

Brian Mac Griallusa cecinit

[Deibhidhe, Dán Díreach]


1 Da mbeith m’énfhainne a nÉirinn

a ghille suairc soileighin[n]

sbim do bhíadh sdédach airs

a chíabh ghégach ó Ghabhair.

2 Tuig a mhéd thuiges tusa

aisgedha t’fhir cumusa

a branáin na dáimhe ó dhuibh

m’fainne d’fhuráil oruibh.s

3 Do chenn chúis mur as cubaidh

más fainne óir fúarabhair

a dhía slóigh gormguirt Ghábhra

lé hór n-oirderc n-ealadhna.

4 Ge[m]adh m’fainne deit do dháil

tí súil ré t’éigsi d’fhagháil

as é as damna da radh ruibh

a grádh na hanma a Eochaidh.

5 Muilt na mná ag nach bí tréd

ní he so a fholt na gcaimgég

a dreach as leráilne linn

da mbeith m’enfhainne a nErinn. Da...