Ref NoG12
TitleÓ Riain, Gaelic poems collected by An tAthair M S,
DescriptionThree notebooks containing poems and prayers gathered by an tAthair Micheal Ó Riain. The first volume contains poetry gathered from among Irish emigrants in Sydney during the 1920s, noting the name of who recited the piece and where they came from in Ireland. The second copybook contains a hand-written version of "Eochtra Duirt Uaithne, Mac Rígh Éireann, a cur Alisthrommac Rígh Sánasa", in 37pp (8 November 1950). The third notebook contains poetry similar to the first copybook, including poems such as "Condae Mhuigho", "Tomás Ó Fathaigh", "Na Gleannta", "An Bádóir", "An Laidhe", "An Cailín Feasamhail Fhionn", "An lúch a ghearr a' snáthaid", "Tóir Árd-Mhór as Eócaill", "Toní Stiofáin", "Bocach an Phlásiur", "An Deoroidhe", "Raomas Beaga", "An tIolrach Mór", "Caoinead na mBansidhe", "An Spalpín", cúpla paidreacha, with notes on where he collected the folklore at the end of the book.
Date1920s 1950
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