Here and see the spoken word in from every part of the Island. From the hypnotic and spellbinding to the hard and bitter, from tales of tragic loss to the joyful, cutting feminine humour.
If you listen to the renditions often you may be seduced by it, the poetry and the language. Some say that you feel it open a door to your heart, your nature and your true self.
Each poem is accompanied by sound and video files. The original poetry is presented and meaning is in both Irish and English.
This richly illustrated app contains texts, sound and video, explanations and translations into English.
(i) An Spailpín Fánach
(ii) Géibheann: Caitlín Maude
(iii) An tEarrach Thiar: Máirtín Ó Direáin
(iv) Mo Ghrá-sa (idir lúibíní): Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
(v) Colscaradh: Pádraig Mac Suibhne
(vi) Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill
(vii) Fill Arís: Seán Ó Riordáin
(viii) A Chlann: Máire Áine Nic Gearailt
(ix) Colmáin: Cathal Ó Searcaigh
(x) Éiceolaí: Biddy Jenkinson
Short concise notes on every poem, typical questions answered. All available in both English and Irish.
Featured in the Irish Times where it was rated 9/10, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, Galway Independent, World Irish and on Silicon Republic. The app features the poems texts, subtitled video and audio recorded performances, study notes, quick revision memos, sample questions, a game, and English translations of the meanings. Ideal for the oral as well as written exams.
It is an interactive app with audio and subtitled video with performances in Munster, Connacht and Ulster dialects. Its an app for mobiles that will allow you study anywhere, broken down in to small pieces, explained and translated.
The app features:
The poems.Video and audio recordings of the poems, with subtitles, in the dialects of the poets.
Detailed notes with a "Bearla Button" that allows the user to switch between Irish and English.
* Minú/Meaning of the poems.
* A short synopsis of each poem.
* Short memo's or cliff notes, similar to the synopsis, designed for last minute revision.
* Analysis of the poems, questions and answers graded for higher and ordinary levels.
* A note about the poet's background.
* A glossary.
* "End Notes": discussions about the poems and their context that give the user an appreciation for the poem, poet and language.
* The videos can be played from the notes pages and the user can scroll through the the text.
*The PoetryBeo game helps you familiarise yourself with the texts.
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