Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Ottawa
‘The Gaelic Life and Work of Patrick Ó Broin’.
By Kevin Dooley
Padraig O'Broin (J. Patrick Byrne), 1908-1967, was an internationally known Canadian Poet. He ranks among the great Canadian Poets of his time - Al Purdy, Milton Acorn. He worked as Poetry Editor for the Canadian Authors Association and McClelland Stewart publishers.
Padraig, who came to Canada from Ireland in 1913 with his family was also a Gaelic poet, scholar and translator. He taught himself Irish and founded and edited Celtic/Gaelic Journals in the 1950's.
When: Tuesday, 2nd December 2014
Where: University of Ottawa, 125 University Rd. (corner of Louis Pasteur Rd.), Montpetit Hall (School of Human Kinetics), Rm. 207.
Time: 07:30 PM