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602. Da mbeth fear d’aicme eile $
Length: short 7qq
Certainty: 5
Period:
  1. 14th early
Areas:
  1. Leinster
Classes:
  1. Genealogical
Manuscripts:
  1. TCD 1339 (H.2.18) Bk Leinst, later add.
Prints:
  1. transl. Celtica viii, 185
Motifs:
  1. nobility of patron’s ancestry
Patron Christian Names:
  1. Laoiseach mac Neill
Patron Surnames:
  1. O Mordha
Meter Vars:
  1. deibhidhe
Poem:

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Dá mbeath fear d’aicme eile


[Anne O'Sullivan, ‘The O’Moore poems in the Book of Leinster’, Celtica 8, 182-86]


1 Dá mbeth fear d’aicme eile

ag torracht ár tinnei-ne

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2 Do gaib go fledmar a fonn

an gein dédsholus Domhnoll

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3 A chró do chongaib go deis

ar áes Néill, fa ní ar Laoígis,

dá cédga, re loind láthar,

dá cloinn dédla derbráthar.


4 Laoídseach ba baide bíthe

mac cubaid Con Cocríche

dar írgar gach maig ’ma mes

do gaib go línmar Laíges.


5 D’aithilti Laoidsig na lainn

[maith bi?] a tír a tarmainn,

a clú ins gach maig saer síthe

do daig(?) Cú caem Cocríche.


6 Mac Laoidsig, in lainn deis,

fa rí rathmar ar Laoígis,

a blaid ag Niall


7 Mac Néill .........................