Ó Direáin on CD
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To mark the 100th anniversary of his birth, Gael Linn have released a CD of poet Máirtín Ó Direáin (1910-1988) reading 30 of his own poems in Irish, Máirtín Ó Direáin: dánta (Gael-Linn, €10). The poems included are some of his best known, for example, Stoite, An tEarrach Thiar, Cranna Foirtil and Ár Ré Dhearóil. The work was originally released as a LP in 1969 but has been remastered for the digital era.