Comórtas na Leabhar Gaeilge – July

Prize Book of the Month

Mé Suibhne

le Feargal Ó Béarra

Publisher: Leabhar Breac

A story about mental illness, about insulting the Church, about the delicate tragic tale of man. A story in which there are the seven universal themes: love, gloom, joylessness, cheerfulness, regret, forgiveness, and salvation.

In this book, MÉ SUIBHNE, Feargal Ó Béarra has adapted BUILE SHUIBHNE, one of the great Irish and European stories. BUILE SHUIBHNE is an old story composed shortly after 1200 in which can be heard – several hundred years before such a thing happened (at the time of the Renaissance) in the rest European literature – the distinctive remarkable voice of the individual.


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Closing date for entries: 1pm Monday, 22 August 2022