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Padraic Colum

Pádraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival.

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    To Meath of the pastures,
    From wet hills by the sea,
    Through Leitrim and Longford,
    Go my cattle and me.
    Padraic Colum (1881–1972)

    Oh, to have a little house!
    To own the hearth and stool and all!
    The heaped-up sods upon the fire,
    The pile of turf against the wall!
    —Padraic Colum (1881–1972)