Fenian Tales III

Scope and Content

The manuscript contains:

  • (folio 2) James O'Cane's questions to the Oak and its Reply;
  • (folio 8) The Evil Report of Goll's Daughter, etc.;
  • (folio 60) The Adventures of the Bald-pated Dog;
  • (folio 140) The Tale of Merlin the Malignant;
  • (folio 182) The Surpassing Excellence of Fion McCumhall;
  • (folio 192) The Exploits and Adventures of the Great Youth, Son ofthe King of Spain.

Each tale includes in their title: 'translatedfrom Irish MS. by D.H. Kelly, M.R.I.A., and M. McDermott'.

Location of Originals

The Fenian Tales (Manuscripts 479-487) have been copied and translated from manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy and in the McMahon Collection at Castle Kelly [unidentified].