Irish translations of romantic tales, lives of saints and other religious texts. 156 ff. vellum mainly 9x6 1/4 ins. with ornamental initials. Scribe (in part): Diarmaid bacach Mac Parrthaláin, bar. Tullyhaw, co. Cavan, c. 1487; partly written in house of Niall Ó Siaghail (Ballysheil, par. Gillen, bar. Garrycastle, Offaly?) c.1484; with 16th c. additions by Brian Ó Maoilchonaire for (Brian ballach?) Ó Ruairc, Leitrim.

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London: British Museum, Ms. Egerton 1781


The National Library of Ireland holds a microfilm copy (n.80, p.582).