On Di, 11.08.2009, 21:41, Dennis King wrote:
> The UCD manuscript A 9 contains a copy of the poem on page 40. I
> don't know, not having read Carney's article in Éigse, if this is the
> sole witness.
This is unlikely since it has a different reading than the one Peter
posted. For example, line 2 reads "cinco fat firoc it fial" in this MS.
> "romosam" is very clear, but it is worth noting that there is an
> extension mark over the first 'o'.
This is somewhat odd because no syllable seems to be missing. All lines
are heptasyllabic. Perhaps the mark signifies a nasal.