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The Scribe in the Woods: An Early Irish Poem

This beautiful early Irish poem describes the joy of a scribe working in a forest surrounded by bird song and…

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‘Tonight I fear not the Vikings’, An Early Irish Poem

‘Bitter is the wind tonight It tosses the ocean’s white hair Tonight I fear not the fierce warriors of Norway …

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Pangur Bán

Pangur Bán is probably the most famous surviving poem from Early Ireland[i]. Composed by an Irish monk sometime around the 9th…