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Echtra Cormaic i Tír Tairngirí

Online sources

Manuscript sources and printed editions
See scél na fír flatha in MsOmit 2010
See echtra cormaic i tír tairngire in Scéla
See echtra cormaic i tír tairngiri in *selgā

Digital Image of manuscript
This saga is part of the longer text that appears in the manuscript MS 23 P 12 (Book of Ballymote), in the Royal Irish Academy, starting in f. 142v, column b, line 44, beginningRi uasal ornide rogabastar flaithe ocus forlamas for Erinn. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

This saga is part of the longer text that appears in the manuscript MS 1318 (Yellow Book Of Lecan), in Trinity College Dublin, starting in III, col. 889, line 26. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

A later version of this saga appears in the manuscript MS 23 E 29 (Book of Fermoy) in the Royal Irish Academy, starting in p. 92, column b, line 1, beginning Fechtus do bi Cormac hu Cuinn a Liairuim co fhaccaidh aenoclach furusta fínnlíath cuigti ar faighthi in dúin. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

Medieval Irish text and English translation
Whitley Stokes (ed. & tr.), The Irish Ordeals, Cormac’s Adventure in the Land of Promise, and the Decision as to Cormac’s Sword, in: Irische Texte, Ser. III.1, (Leipzig: Hirzel, 1891), pp. 193-198, 211-216.
Digital Edition at Archive.org (pp. 193-198); (pp. 211-216); English translation at MaryJones.us; English translation at Tech Screpta; English translation at Sacred-texts.com

Medieval Irish text and English translation
Vernam Hull (ed. & tr.), Echtra Cormaic maic Airt, “The Adventure of Cormac mac Airt”, PMLA, 64, 1949, pp. 871-883.
Digital Edition at JSTOR
(This is an edition and translation of the version in the Book of Fermoy)