Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in Kings Inn's

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IOMARBHÁIGH NA bhFILEADH

18th cent. Paper 20.5x16 cms (pp. 37 to end 19.5x16 cms). 1½ leaves+pp. 99 (numbered in pencil)+2 (blank)+ 1. Dates 1747 (first page, p. 46 i) and 1751 (p. 99 i) occur, but there is no scribal signature. Bound in leather with flap attached to front cover. Auction-tab numbered ‘563’ affixed to back cover.

Some accounts on first page, mentioning ‘J.L.’, Dinnis Conway and Daniel Mulloony. Followed by ‘Conspoid Tadg mhac Darre cct 1747’ and ‘We Joyntly and Severally Do promise to pay Mr. D[. . .]’ and other scribbling. Last page full of writing, incl. ‘On sight of this pay MRS [. . .] Dupar or order five shillings and sixpence sterling . . .’.

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1. [Torna Éigeas. Dáil chatha idir Chorc is Niall.] Acephalous. Beg. here Arr tteacht doibh leim tar line. 36 qq.

5. Tadhg mac Daire [Mac Bruaideadha] Respondit. Olc do thagras a Thórna. 35 qq.

9. Lúghaidh Ó Cléirigh. A Thaidg na tathaoir Thórna. 64 qq. Tadhg mac Dáire. Éistsi a Lúghaidh lém labhra. 172½ qq. Arranged in dialogue form (cf. ITS XX (1920) xv-xvi).

35. Roibeard Mac Artúir brathair dÓrd Saint Proinsias 7 dochtuir sann diadhacht. Measa do thagrais a Thaidg fein. 33 qq. Tadg mac Daire. Go ccead dot gháirm abrathar. 65½ qq. Arranged as previous item. Foll. (p. 46 i) by date ‘March The Second 1747’.

47. ‘An tucare ct. Soighin Comhrádh ansó ó Thadhg mac Daire ar Aodha Ó Dhomhnail re dúl accúmadh Comhradh no freagra do thabhairt air do reir uird agallmha.’ Ní guais liom turacar a Aodh. 177 qq. P. 48 m: Aodh Ó Domhnuil. Measa do thagrais a Thaidg. 69 qq. Arranged as previous items. Ends p. 77 m; rest of page blank.

78. Baothghalach Ruadh Mac Aodhghain. Fuiridh reim thágrasa a Thaídhg. 15½ qq. Tadg mac Dairre. Ní teithim le tagra mbáoth. 27 qq. Arranged as previous items.

84. Note: ‘Is cóir an dánso am dhíaidh 7 a fhreagrá do leigheadh roimh án dá dhanso rómhomh’. Foll. by two poems: (a) Marg dar feithiomh fear gaoil. 12 qq. (b) p. 85 m. Tadg mac Dairre. A dhuine labhrus an Jaoidh. 24 qq.

88. Llughaidh O Cléirigh. Na brosdí mise amhíc Daire. 17 qq.

90. Tadhg mac Daire Respondit. A Lughaidh alabhroin [sic] go seimh. 29½ qq. Foll. (p. 93.4) by the words ‘Críoch leam’ in another hand. Rest of page blank.

94. Maccón Ó Cléirígh. Ní duail gan cuimhne ar ceartrígh. 51 qq. Date ‘March 1751’ at p. 99 i.