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Gather round me : the best of Irish popular poetry

Author: Christopher Cahill
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on work published and shared from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, an anthology presents the best of Irish popular poetry, found in newspapers, heard in pubs, or scribbled down in diaries, and including work by anonymous balladeers as well as famous Irish poets such as W.B. Yeats and Brendan Behan.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Translations into English
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Poésie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gather round me.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607064630
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Cahill
ISBN: 0807068705 9780807068700 080706873X 9780807068731
OCLC Number: 53138799
Description: 160 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: As I Roved Out on a Summer's Morning --
The Dawning of the Day / Edward Walsh --
The Colleen Rue --
A Vision / Aodhagan O'Rathaille --
The Old Triangle / Brendan Behan --
The Mantle So Green --
Going to Mass Last Sunday / Donagh MacDonagh --
The Fiddler of Dooney / W.B. Yeats --
The Little Door --
The Forsaken Soldier / Hudie Devaney --
The Emigrant's Letter / Percy French --
The Small Towns of Ireland / John Betjeman --
Brian O'Linn --
My Grief on the Sea --
The Brewer's Man / L.A.G. Strong --
The Homeward Bound / Thomas D'Arcy McGee --
The Drynan Dhun / Robert Dwyer Joyce --
There was Whiskey on Sunday and Tears on Our Cheeks --
On Raglan Road / Patrick Kavanagh --
To Inishkea / Katherine Tynan-Hinkson --
The Mountain Streams Where the Moorcocks Crow --
From Galway to Graceland / Richard Thompson --
The Fairies / William Allingham --
The Hill of Killenarden / Charles G. Halpine --
Master McGrath --
O'Mahony's Lament / Douglas Hyde --
An Irishman's Dream / John J. O'Brien --
The Mountains of Mourne / Percy French --
The Broad Majestic Shannon / Shane MacGowan --
The County of Mayo / Thomas Lavelle --
How the Heart of the Minstrel is Breaking! --
The Wee Lassie's First Luve --
The Street Ballad-Singer's Song / Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa --
Street Ballad --
Rody McCorley --
The Wild Colonial Boy --
The Silence of Unlaboured Fields / Joseph Campbell --
The Workman's Friend / Flann O'Brien --
To My Son in Americay / Alf MacLochlainn --
The Man of the North Countrie / Thomas D'Arcy McGee.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Cahill.
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Drawing on work published and shared from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, an anthology presents the best of Irish popular poetry, found in newspapers, heard in pubs, or scribbled down in diaries, and including work by anonymous balladeers as well as famous Irish poets such as W.B. Yeats and Brendan Behan.

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