Mac an Bhaird (Alan): Varia: II. Tadhg mac Céin and the badgers.
In Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 150–155.
Earliest recension of story of Cormac son of Tadhg mac Céin and the badgers (occurring under the lemma Gaileng in Sanas Cormaic), ed. with Engl. transl. and notes from MSS RIA D ii 1 (Book of Uí Mhaine), TCD 1318 (H 2.16; YBL), RIA 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac). Story reflects a dietary taboo based on older original meaning of tadhg ‘badger’.



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