Words and Proper Names

Fráech

1619.
Meek (Donald E.): Táin bó Fraích and other ‘Fráech’ texts: a study in thematic relationships. Part I.
In CMCS 7 (Summer 1984), pp. 1–37.
[1.] The Fráech texts [Táin bó Fraích, Tochmarc Treblainne and the poems Laoidh Fhraoich (beg. Osnadh carad a Cluain Fraoich), Carn Fraoich, soitheach na saorchlann]; [2.] Fráech and the monster [place-names (e.g. Dublind Fraích, Loch Bága, Carn Fraích, Cluain Fraích) suggest early Fráech texts associated with Connacht; compares and contrasts TBF, LF and CFSS]. App. A contains an Engl. transl. of LF, based on text in MS Edinburgh, NLS Adv. 72.1.37 (Dean of Lismore’s Book).

For part II, see CMCS 8 (Winter, 1984), pp. 65-85.
1626.
Meek (Donald E.): Táin bó Fraích and other ‘Fráech’ texts: a study in thematic relationships. Part II.
In CMCS 8 (Winter 1984), pp. 65–85.
[1.] Fráech and his stolen cattle (compares and contrasts Táin bó Fraích, Tochmarc Treblainne and poem Carn Fraoich, soitheach na saorchlann); [2.] General conclusions.

For part I, see CMCS 7 (Summer, 1984), pp. 1–37.
18381.
Curley (Daniel), McCarthy (Daniel): Exploring the nature of the Fráoch saga: an examination of associations with the legendary warrior on Mag nAí.
In Emania 24 (2018), pp. 53–62.
Discusses the connection of Fráech with three sites on Mag nAí: Clonfree, Carnfree and Oweynagat.