Collection SCA91-GA61 - Padraig O Broin poems

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Padraig O Broin poems

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2 leaves

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Padraig O Broin was born in Clontarf, Ireland in 1908. He emigrated with his family to Toronto, Ontario as a child. O Broin was the founding editor of Teangadoir. As a writer and poet he published numerous works including the collections Than any Star (1962) and No Casual Trespass (1967). He was also the editor and publisher of the Gaelic literary magazine Teangadoir worked contributed "Feargus Rua Cecinit" to a historical anthology of Gaelic lyrics.

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Previously owned by Michael and Meg Foran

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Collection contains two poems. The first is a holograph poem, titled "Acceptance", which was written a short time before the death of Padraig O Broin and later published in Folio magazine. The second is a typed poem titled "Paraphrases from the Irish - James Stephens".

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Received in a copy of his book, "Than Any Star".


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  • English

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Revised by PH in October 2018.
Reviewed by DR November 2018.

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  • English

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