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Eugene O'Curry: Leabhar na Huidri

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6624

Scope and Contents

A facsimile transcript (including coloured initials) of the Leabhar na Huidri made by Eugene O'Curry, 152 folios. The transcript was probably made for Dr J. H. Todd, whose bookplate is inside the front cover and who has made occasional marginal notes in pencil. Notes by the transcriber are on on slips attached to fos 127 and 139. Many leaves are left blank to indicate gaps in the archetype.


  • 1841


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The transcript was part of the collection of Sir Thomas Philipps (MS 23052) before its acquisition by Sir Norman Moore, Bt (d. 1923). Presented to the Library by Lady Moore, from the library of Sir Norman Moore, 1924.


An edited version of Leabhar na Huidri has been produced by R. I. Best and O. Bergin, Dublin, 1929.


The original of the transcript is now held by the Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25.

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