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Kildare > Arts > Literary works of Kildare poetsre-published

Literary works of Kildare poets re-published

The Teresa Brayton Heritage Group in Kilcock would like to invite you and your friends to the launch of the book In an Irish Twilight A selection of the poetry and short stories of Kildare poet and literary nationalist Teresa Brayton (1868-1943) author of The Old Bog Road. The launch by Michael Minogue will take place in the Clubhouse, Branganstown, Kilcock on Friday next December 6th @ 8.30pm

The book contains over sixty poems and three short stories taken from her books Songs of the Dawn (1913) The Flame of Ireland (1926 )Christmas Verses (1934) and manuscripts held at The Teresa Brayton Memorial Library in Kilcock.

The original words of the famous ballad The Old Bog Road (1913) and other poems relating to the exile’s nostalgic loss of homeland, her keen observations of Irish history/patriotic tributes, nature and the environment, counties of Ireland and Christmas verses are among the many works included.

It was compiled by Kilcock Librarian Bernadette Gilligan. Photographs and original manuscripts are re-published with kind permission of The Local Studies Section Kildare County Library and Arts. The Introduction is by Olive Morrin, Secretary of the Heritage Group, with illustrations by the artist Kevin Simms.

The project was supported by KELT
Cost = €6 per copy (It will be sold on the night of the launch for €5)
Further information can be had by contacting:
Olive Morrin
045 869226 / 0877603346


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