Poems for Prayer
from the Irish Tradition
Eagarthóir: Ciarán Mac Murchaidh
A bilingual collection of spiritual
material form Irish literary sources. This selection of
poems, lyrics and traditional songs illustrates the spiritual
tradition of the Irish language. Themes such as penance,
life, faith, spiritual doubts, this world and folklore
feature in this anthology. Poems included in this selection
are from the Early Irish period up until the present day.
Ciaran Mac Murchaidh lectures
in the Department of Irish at St Patrick’s College, DCU.
His research interests are in the teaching of Irish grammar
and 18th century religious literature.