Breatnach (Caoimhín): The religious significance of Oidheadh Chloinne Lir.
In Ériu 50 (1999), pp. 1–40.
[1.] Introduction; [2.] Loch Dairbhreach in the manuscript transmission of OCL; [3.] Subject matter of OCL; [4.] OCL and Early Modern Irish religious literature; [5.] The children of Lir’s transformation into swans; [6.] The significance of the Tuatha Dé Danann; [7.] OCL and its contemporary context: OCL can be viewed as a literary example of the Christian virtue of patient endurance of unjust suffering resulting in rewards in the afterlife; [8.] OCL and Buile Suibhne; [9.] Classification of OCL; [10.] Conclusion.



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