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Ancient Irish Poetry

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780094733800

Price: £8.99

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‘…his 1911 translations of the poetry into English are still minor masterpieces..’ – Bernard O’Donoghue, The Times Literary Supplement

‘..literal translations first published in 1913 when they opened many eyes to the variety and richness of Irish vernacular literature.’ – P.J. Kavanagh, The Spectator

‘By showing that Ireland had an ancient civilization Meyer affected people’s sense of their identity. A timely reissuing of an old classic.’ – Ronan Sheehan, The Irish Press

‘Meyer’s book is now over eighty years old, yet probably his translations are still the best of their kind.’ – Brian Fallon, The Irish Times