Caoineadh Airt UÍ Laoghaire


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Saothar ceoil nuachumtha le Peadar O Riada – Caoineadh Airt Ui Laohaire

This late eighteenth century epic poem is one of the greatest laments and one of the greatest love poems of the Irish language. Eibhlin Ni Chonailll – wife of Art O Laoghaire – Composed this caoineadh which captures the life and tragic death of her husband Art on the 4th May 1773.  The caoineadh which is divided into five parts composed tin the main over the dead body of her husband at the time of the wake and later when Art was re-interred in Kilcrea

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Weight115 g