Kestrel's Nest

Celtic Studies - Translations

Here it is my intent to place translations that I have done from the original Welsh or Irish. Some will be prose and some poetry. I hope you find them rewarding as they are something of an adventure for me!



The Four Branches of the Mabinogi
Pedair Cainc y Mabinogi

The First Branch - Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet

Part One Pwyll and Arawn

The Fourth Branch - Math uab Mathonwy

Part One Goewin


Culhwch ac Olwen

The oldest Arthurian tale

Part One Culhwch's birth and enchantment, and his journey to his cousin Arthur.

Part Two The Arthurian Court List and the Search for Olwen.

Part Three Culhwch is given his tasks. The quest begins.

Part Four The Quest continues. Hunting the Twrch Trwyth. Culhwch gains Olwen.


Dafydd ap Gwilym

Y Llwynog - The Fox



The Ulster Cycle of Tales

Scéla Mucce Meic Dathó - The Story of Mac Dathó's Pig

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