Inis fa Réim / An Island of Fame

Gavin Clarke Christian, history, irish

Presented below is the latest in the series of translations by ILS member Brian O’Connor of the great Irish poet of the late 17th and early 18th century, Aodhagán Ó Rathaille (c.1670–1726). O’Connor’s earlier translations for us from Ó Rathaille are also available on the ILS blog. O’Connor gives us a new translation of the Irish version, attributed to Ó Rathaille, of St …