Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaireby Mary McGrath

  • Dimensions: 35 x 25 cm (13.8 x 9.8 inches)
  • Framed: 45 x 60 cm (17.7 x 23.6 inches)
  • Medium: Etching

Edition of 25

Eibhlin Dubh Ni Chonaill and Art O’Laoghaire eloped and married for love in 1767. Art was murdered for refusing to sell his horse for £5 under the Penal Laws. Eibhlin’s Caoineadh/Lament for her dead husband is Heartbreaking – it is one of Ireland’s greatest ever love poems. 

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