The Book of Irish Poetry, part I

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Edited and largely translated into English by Alfred Perceval Graves, this book contains a remarkably large collection of Irish poetry. This is first part of the book. - Summary by Elsie Selwyn (6 hr 3 min)


Dedication 1:05 Read by Ellies
Introduction 30:20 Read by Ellies
Ode by Andrew O'Shaughnessy 1:13 Read by elizabethcanright
The Scribe 0:51 Read by ChadH94
The Song of Amorgen by Amorgen, a pre-historic Bard 2:31 Read by Sonia
First Winter-Song 1:08 Read by Stefan Von Blon
King and Hermit translated by Professor Kuno Meyer 5:19 Read by Colleen McMahon
St. Columba in Iona 2:19 Read by Colleen McMahon
The Irish Wolf-Hound by Denis Florence McCarthy 1:22 Read by Ellies
The Rock of Cashel by Sir Aubrey De Vere 1:25 Read by Ellies
Glengarriff by Sir Aubrey De Vere 2:20 Read by Ellies
Sibera by James Clarence Mangan 1:59 Read by Ellies
A Sigh for Knockmany by William Carleton 2:12 Read by Ellies
Sonnet by Edward Dowden 1:20 Read by Ellies
Four Ducks on a Pound by William Allingham 0:50 Read by Stefan Von Blon
Foam Flakes by Standish O'Grady 2:06 Read by Ellies
From Shannon to Sea by E. G. A. Holmes 1:20 Read by Ellies
Eternal Vigil by E. G. A. Holmes 1:19 Read by Ellies
Birds by Moira O'Neill 2:00 Read by Ellies
Sheeps and Lambs by Katharine Tynan Hinkson 1:20 Read by Ellies
April in Ireland by Nora Hopper 1:40 Read by Ellies
Glorny's Weir by Winifred M. Letts 1:23 Read by Ellies
The Nine Green Glens by John Stevenson 1:53 Read by Ellies
Lough Bray, I by Rose Kavanagh 1:53 Read by Ellies
Lough Bray, II Standish O'Grady 1:26 Read by Ellies
An Awakening by Alice Furlong 0:46 Read by Sonia
The Little Waves of Breffny by Eva Gore-Booth 1:16 Read by Sonia
On Great Sugarloaf by George A. Greene 1:18 Read by Sonia
A June Day by John Todhunter 1:14 Read by Sonia
The Swimmer by Roden Noel 2:22 Read by Ellies
Spring, the Travelling Man by Winifred M. Letts 1:34 Read by Ellies
A Fine Day on Lough Swilly by William Alexander 2:45 Read by Ellies
Frost-morning by William Alexander 1:21 Read by Ellies
The Wind from the West by Ella Young 1:02 Read by Ellies
To the Mountain Ben Bulben by Moireen Fox 1:12 Read by Sonia
Anach by Darrell Figgis 1:28 Read by Sonia
The Fairies' Lullaby by Eleanor Hull 1:09 Read by Sonia
The Fairy Host 1:39 Read by Sonia
The Song of the Fairies by A. H. Leary 1:25 Read by Sonia
Sea-Maiden's Vengeance by George Sigerson 3:40 Read by Ellies
Song of Maelduin by Thomas William Rolleston 1:59 Read by Ellies
The Island of Sleep by William Butler Yeats 9:17 Read by Ellies
On the Waters of Moyle by George Sigerson 2:24 Read by Ellies
The Return of the Children of Lir by George Sigerson 2:31 Read by Ellies
The Sea God's Address to Bran 3:52 Read by Ellies
The Spear of Keltar by W. M. Hennessy 3:04 Read by Ellies
The Legend of Fergus Leideson by Sir Samuel Ferguson 5:33 Read by Ellies
Deirdre Dancing by Herbert Trench 3:21 Read by Ellies
The Noble Lay of Aillinn by Stopford A. Brooke 4:29 Read by Ellies
The Love-Talker by Ethna Carbery 2:29 Read by Ellies
To the Leanan Sidhe by Thomas Boyd 2:42 Read by Ellies
The King's Son by Thomas Boyd 1:28 Read by Ellies
Little Sister 1:12 Read by Ellies
The Fairy Thorn by Sir Samuel Ferguson 4:14 Read by rumpledpoetry
On All Souls' Night by Dora Sigerson 1:58 Read by Sonia
The Ship from Tirnanoge by Emily Hickey 3:15 Read by Anita Sloma-Martinez
The Fairies' Passage by James Clarence Mangan 5:12 Read by Sonia
The Fairy Fiddler by Nora Hopper 1:02 Read by Sonia
The Fairies by William Allingham 2:17 Read by Sonia
Hy-Brasail by Gerald Griffin 2:22 Read by Sonia
The Heather Glen by George by Sigerson 3:00 Read by Sonia
The Wind Among the Reeds by Nora Hopper 1:24 Read by Sonia
The Changeling by Ruth Duffin 1:44 Read by rumpledpoetry
The Faery Lover by Moireen Fox 1:21 Read by rumpledpoetry
The Lepracaun or Fairy Shoemaker by William Allingham 2:56 Read by Anita Sloma-Martinez
Fairy Song by Elinor Sweetman 0:58 Read by Sonia
The Others by Seumas O'Sullivan 2:14 Read by Sonia
What is Love? 1:30 Read by ChadH94
The Song of Crede, Daughter of Guare 2:27 Read by Sonia
She by Eleanor Hull 1:05 Read by Stefan Von Blon
Credhe's Lament for Cail 1:47 Read by Sonia
Lament of Fand at Parting from Cuchulain 2:14 Read by Sonia
Were You on the Mountain? by Douglas Hyde 0:57 Read by Stefan D'Souza
Pulse of My Heart by Charlotte Brooke 1:22 Read by Blake Johnson
Two Songs from the Irish, I by Thomas MacDonagh 1:19 Read by locturne
Two Songs from the Irish, II by Thomas MacDonagh 0:49 Read by locturne
Pearl of the White Breast by George Petrie 1:32 Read by Sonia
The Outlaw of Loch Lene by Jeremiah Joseph Callanan 1:37 Read by Sonia
Cean Dubh Deelish by Sir Samuel Ferguson 1:12 Read by Sonia
The Flower of Nut-brown Maids by Eleanor Hull 2:33 Read by Ellies
Pastheen Finn by Sir Samuel Ferguson 1:56 Read by Ellies
She Is My Love 1:17 Read by Ellies
Happy 'tis Thou Blind, for Thee by Douglas Hyde 1:05 Read by Ellies
The Coolun by Sir Samuel Ferguson 1:55 Read by Ellies
Irish Love-Song by Katharine Tynan Hinkson 1:17 Read by Ellies
Cashel of Munster by Edward Walsh 1:54 Read by Ellies
Molly Asthore by George Ogle 2:53 Read by Ellies
Remembrance by Emily Brontë 2:33 Read by Nemo
Lament of the Irish Maiden by Denny Lane 1:33 Read by Sonia
The Desmond by Thomas Moore 1:21 Read by Kudrna
Love Song by George Darley 1:21 Read by ChadH94
If I had thought thou couldst have died by Charles Wolfe 1:46 Read by Kristine Bekere
A White Rose by John Boyle O'Reilly 0:36 Read by rumpledpoetry
Kitty Neil by John Francis Waller 2:09 Read by elizabethcanright
Kathleen O'More by George Nugent Reynolds 1:24 Read by elizabethcanright
The Boatman of Kinsale by Thomas Davis 1:24 Read by elizabethcanright
Minnie by Thomas Caulfield 1:08 Read by Kudrna
Song I by Aubrey De Vere 1:15 Read by Stefan D'Souza
Song II by Aubrey De Vere 1:01 Read by Stefan D'Souza
An Ancient Tale by John O'Hagan 2:46 Read by Stefan D'Souza
Donal Kenny by John Keegan Casey 2:29 Read by Ellies
The Drynan Dhun by Robert Dwyer Joyce 1:44 Read by Ellies
The Wild Geese by Rosa Mulholland 3:26 Read by Ellies
Outside by Frances Wynne 1:17 Read by ChadH94
To an Isle in the Water by William Butler Yeats 1:20 Read by Stefan Von Blon
An Old Song Resung by William Butler Yeats 0:58 Read by Larry Wilson
Killary by Herbert Trench 1:59 Read by Ellies
The Wood Pigeon by Katharine Tynan 1:25 Read by Larry Wilson
Forgiveness by A.E. 1:22 Read by Larry Wilson
Song by Arthur O'Shaughnessy 1:15 Read by Larry Wilson
Nature and Love by Stopford A. Brooke 1:43 Read by Larry Wilson
The Little Flutes by Mrs. Denis O'Sullivan 2:08 Read by Ellies
The Penalty of Love by Sidney Royse Lysaght 1:27 Read by pattymarie
To Morfydd by Lionel Johnson 1:20 Read by Ellies
The Sedges by Seumas O'Sullivan 0:55 Read by Larry Wilson
Can Doov Deelish by Dora Sigerson 1:26 Read by Sonia
The Betrayal by Alice Furlong 1:22 Read by Anita Sloma-Martinez
Song by Eleanor Alexander 1:02 Read by Stefan Von Blon
A Silent Mouth by Cathal O'Bryne 1:32 Read by Sonia
His Home and His Own Country by Emily Hickey 1:00 Read by ChadH94
Bitter Serenade by Herbert Trench 3:07 Read by Larry Wilson
The Wings of Love by James H. Cousins 3:26 Read by Ellies
Little Mary Cassidy by Francis A. Fahy 2:02 Read by ChadH94
Molleen Oge 1:46 Read by Ellies
The Yin Wee Luik by G. F. Savage-Armstrong 1:18 Read by Ellies
The Shawlie by G. F. Savage-Armstrong 1:54 Read by Ellies
The Wee Lassie's First Luve by G. F. Savage-Armstrong 2:11 Read by Ellies
Cuttin' Rushes by Moira O'Neill 1:47 Read by ChadH94
Little Child, I Call Thee by Douglas Hyde 1:26 Read by Larry Wilson
Eileen Aroon by Gerald Griffin 2:04 Read by ChadH94
Song by Thomas MacDonagh 0:57 Read by Ellies
Now by Eleanor Alexander 1:27 Read by pattymarie
Amor Fons Amoris by Edmond G. A. Holmes 2:09 Read by Ellies
Ancient Irish Rann 0:35 Read by James White
Cuchulain's Wooing by Eleanor R. Cox 1:23 Read by James White
Leagh's Summons to Chchulain 1:30 Read by James White
Where is the Sweetest Music? by George Sigerson 2:25 Read by Ellies
The Giant Walker by Sir Samuel Ferguson 4:42 Read by ChadH94
The Washer of the Ford by Sir Samuel Ferguson 2:32 Read by ChadH94
A Dirge for King Niall of the Nine Hostages 2:50 Read by Haridev Dadhich
The Song of the Sword of Carroll 4:36 Read by Ellies
King Ailill's Death by Whitley Stokes 2:06 Read by Ellies
Rebel Mother's Lullaby by Shane Leslie 1:25 Read by Larry Wilson
O'Hussey's Ode to the Maguire by James Clarence Mangan 5:25 Read by Ellies
A Lament for the Red Earl by Richard Mahony 1:36 Read by Larry Wilson
Lament for the Death of Eoghan Ruadh O'Neill by Thomas Davis 3:14 Read by Ellies
The Maiden City by Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna 3:49 Read by Ellies
The Battle of the Boyne 1:56 Read by Ed
A Ballad of Sarsfield by Aubrey De Vere 1:55 Read by locturne
A Ballad of Athlone (2nd Siege) by Aubrey De Vere 2:09 Read by locturne
After the Battle (of Aughrim) by Aubrey De Vere 1:25 Read by locturne
A Farewell to Patrick Sarsfield by James Clarence Mangan 2:34 Read by ChadH94
Fontenoy, 1745, I by Emily Lawless 2:07 Read by rumpledpoetry
Fontenoy, 1745, II by Emily Lawless 1:20 Read by rumpledpoetry
Clare's Dragoons by Thomas Davis 3:14 Read by Foon
Cremona by Sir A. Conan Doyle 7:11 Read by Foon
The Irish Colonel by Sir A. Conan Doyle 0:40 Read by Foon
Oh! The Sight Entrancing by Thomas Moore 2:01 Read by Foon
The Burial of Sir John Moore by Charles Wolfe 2:16 Read by Foon
Ways of War by Lionel Johnson 1:40 Read by Foon
The Sword by Michael Joseph Barry 2:16 Read by Foon
A Soldier's Wake by Timothy Daniel Sullivan 2:22 Read by Foon
A Song of Defeat by Stephen Gwynn 5:58 Read by Foon