Lament for Art O'Leary, 2008
(2nd edition 2020)
Translation, with introductory essay.
From the Irish of Eibhlín Dubh NíChonaill, a version of a poem described by Peter Levi, in his inaugural lecture as Oxford Professor of Poetry, as `the greatest poem written in these islands in the whole eighteenth century’.
‘Carolina Hat: Vona Groarke’s Lament for Art O’Leary’ - essay by Margaret Mills Harper, Irish University Review, (Vol 42, No. 2, Autumn / Winter 2013)
Irish composer, Irene Buckley, used this text for her opera, Lament for Art O’Leary (2020).