CD's and Books

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A Bittern Cry

€ 25 

A beautiful hardback book published jointly by Poetry Ireland, Meath Co. Council and the Francis Ledwidge Museum edited by Tom French with an introduction by Gerald Dawe and contributions from 18 other authors with Ledwidge as their subject matter.

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The Ledwidge Papers

€ 25 

All the lectures in one concise hardback book from the Ledwidge Centenary Seminar in Slane Castle. Foreword by Gerald Dawe and introduction by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.

A Blackbird singing

€ 15 

A CD consisting of a selection of 41 poems by Francis Ledwidge contemplating different themes in his life...remembering home...seasons...friends and and loss...1916...and war.

The poems beautifully recited by Frances Mulley

from Belfast.

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Selected Poems

€ 20 

This is a beautiful book (hardback copy) with Dermot Bolger's personal selection of Francis Ledwidge Poems. The poems are grouped as published in their original three volumes, Songs of the Fields, Songs of Peace, and Last Songs.

Dermot Bolger also writes about his own personal journey in search of Francis ledwidge in Afterword titled Milestone to Monument and not forgeting the wonderful Seamus Heaney introduction at the begining of the book.


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Anthem for Doomed Youth

€ 22 

Twelve soldier poets of the First World War including Francis Ledwidge,Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Edmund Blunden, and Ivor Gurney. This book celebrates the strength and greatness of the best war poetry written by soldiers serving in the trenches and movingly blends poems with commentary and documents.

Written by Jon Stallworthy


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Legends and Stories of the Boyne Side

€ 12.50 

The Boyne and it's Origin  Chapter 1

I'll sing to-night of a fairy land

In the lap of the Ocean set....

These are the first lines of the one and only book of prose by Francis Ledwidge.

It took nearly 40 years to bring this book from loose staves of unfinished newsprint pages to the book as it now is and was officially launched in the Museum gardens at Janeville ,Slane, on the 100th Anniversary of the poet's birthday 19th Aug. 2017.

A must buy for all Ledwidge fans. 

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The Unreturned Army

€ 27 

This hardcover book is a complete accurate record of all casualties in the First World War from County Louth in Ireland. Depicted also are photos and newspaper publications of the deaths, and an inventory of the War graves and Cenotaphs, including the Drogheda War Memorial which has Francis Ledwidge's name engraved on it.

Written by Donal Hall


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The River Boyne

€ 35 

640 pages of legends,history,and lore-magnificent photos and detailed maps-this book is a must buy for lovers of the Boyne, beautifully written and edited by Anthony Holten.

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Poet of the Blackbird

€ 7 

This booklet has various essays and contributions from people in the Slane area on Francis Ledwidge.

Vivian Igoe, broadcaster and novelist, gives her view on the story of Ledwidge and Pearl Baxter (niece of Ellie Vaughey, the great love of Francis Ledwidge) gives us a comprehensive history on the purchase and restoration of the Francis Ledwidge Cottage(now Museum)


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€ 7 

The full title of this booklet is Appreciation Francis Ledwidge-Who fought in Another Man's War.


Alice Curtayne writes an essay on the story of Francis Ledwidge.


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Francis Ledwidge Museum, Janeville, Slane, Co.Meath, Ireland   Tel: +353 41 9824544