Filiocht Sheamais Dhaill Mhic Cuarta: eagar criticuil ar leithchead da dhanta maraon le clar d'fhoinsi a shaothair


O Gallchoir, Sean Seosamh (1967) Filiocht Sheamais Dhaill Mhic Cuarta: eagar criticuil ar leithchead da dhanta maraon le clar d'fhoinsi a shaothair. Masters thesis, National University of Ireland Maynooth.

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Abstract

James McCourt was a native of Omeath Parish in County Louth, joining County Armagh, who lived Before and after the war of William the 3d. He was a son to Bryan McCourt and acquired a very great knoledge of the Irish language, Both writen and spoken. He had also 2 Brothers and 3 sisters of which he himself gives an acount m many of his pomes, m particler m his farewell to the Boyn, also m the elegy of his 2 Brothers, Bryan and Rodger with 2 of the 4,1)=* sisters Bridget and Rose. When a young Boy he went up the country as it was customary m that time to wory with farmers. He stopt at a place named Kellystown in the Barroney of Slane m County Meath, where he was acustomed to Be sitting out at night, taking care of horses, and, By getmg cold m his head Became Blind? In a short time after he dreamed at night that the most Beautiful woman m the world came to him which induced him folow her trough all the Kingdom: But when he awoke she vanished av/ay But lift him the gift of poetry.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Keywords: Gaelic poet; Seamus Mac Cuarta; Sheamais Dhaill Mhic Cuarta; James McCourt;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of Celtic Studies > Early Irish (Sean Ghaeilge)
Item ID: 7800
Depositing User: IR eTheses
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 12:19
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