The Trip to Sligo: A Literary Journey


After a rapid tour of literary Dublin, the reader is taken on a fascinating journey across Ireland to Sligo, identifying the numerous literary associations along the way. The reader will encounter authors who include medieval monks, classic writers such as Swift, Edgeworth and Trollope, Gaelic revivalists like Susan MItchell and M. J. McManus right up to best-selling modern writers including John McGahern, Josephine Harte and Sebastian Barry, not to mention the occasional musical genius such as Percy French or harpist Carolan. And we must never forget W. B. Yeats, whose Land of Heart's Desire is covered in detail

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Dublin, Mullingar, Sligo