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'St. Kevin and the Blackbird' - read by Seamus Heaney
"A little meditation." That's how Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney described his poem, St. Kevin and the Blackbird.
Glendalloch - A poem by William Drennan
Th’ enchantment of the place has bound, All Nature in a sleep profound; And silence of the ev’ning hour, Hangs o’er Glendalloch’s hallow’d tow’r;
Stream And Sun At Glendalough - a poem by William Butler Yeats
An underappreciated poem by W. B. Yeats about reflections undertaken at Glendalough.
The Deer Stone - A Legend of Glendalough (published in 1921)
In Glendalough the stone lies still, All plainly to be seen, And many folk will point the place, Where once the milk had been.
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