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Seminar Series on Classical Irish Verse

classical_irish_verse_poster_thumbDr Gordon Ó Riain will begin a seminar series reading the poem Meisde mh’inmhe mh’fhad ó Shaidhbh at 5pm on Thursday, 31st January 2013 in the Seminar Room of the School of Celtic Studies, DIAS.

This poem, attributed to Maol Eachlainn ‘na nUirsgéal’ Ó hUiginn, is addressed to a daughter of Conchobhar Ó Briain (Sadhbh) who died in 1410 and is preserved in a single copy in RIA A iv 3 (743), 648–88 (transcribed in McManus and Ó Raghallaigh, A Bardic miscellany, no. 330).

The seminars last one hour and the School of Celtic Studies welcomes external participants.