Beatha Eoghain Ruaidh Ui Shuilleabhain (1902)
Book ID: 64924
Beatha Eoghain Ruaidh Ui Shuilleabhain. Dublin: Connradh Na Gaedhilge, 1902. First Edition. Pp 39, all edged in gilt. Publisher’s maroon cloth boards, lettered in gilt with crest of ‘Connradh Na Gaedhilge’ to upper cover. Light wear to covers, inner hinged cracked, contents in very good condition. Ex lib Scoil Éanna.
Illustrated with five plates.
A biography of the Munster poet Eoin O’Sullivan (1748-1784), one of the last great Gaelic poets.. He was the inspiration for Yeats’s character in his ‘Stories of Red Hanrahan,’ published in 1904.