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Literature in the Irish Language

A guide to Irish language literature in the Hesburgh Libraries, and to resources for the study of Irish literature and the Irish language.


Irish Writing from the 17th to the 19th centuries

Edited and translated texts are available in the library, many in the Irish language area (PB) on the 8th floor.

The website of the Irish Texts Society includes information on the texts listed.

Use the library catalog to find texts by the following authors:

Aogán Ó Rathaille
Pádraigín Haicéad
Dáibhí Ó Bruadair
Eochaidh Ó hEoghasa
Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Ghunna
Brian Merriman

(Use the anthologies to learn about authors you may find interesting.)

Some collected works and anthologies:

Irish Bardic Poetry/ Osborne Bergin. PB 1351 .I75 1970

Dánta Grádha: Love Songs from the Irish (A.D. 1350-1750). PB 1360 .D352 1980

Five Seventeenth Century Political Poems. Cecile O'Rahilly. PB 1351 .O68

Nua-Dhuanaire/ Pádraig de Brún, Breandán Ó Buachalla & Tomás Ó Concheanainn. 3 volumes. PB 1359 .N94