Padraic Colum
 

 

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Padraic Colum 1881-1972

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Born in Longford. He was a poet and playwright whose works include The Land, The Fiddler’s House and Thomas Muskerry. His Collected Poems was published in 1953. He also wrote the lyrics for She Moved through the Fair and Cradle Song. He moved to America in 1914 and lived the rest of his life there. He died in Connecticut. The Colums are buried in Dublin.

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book