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Brian Merriman Biography | Poet

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Brian Merriman or in Irish Brian Mac Giolla Meidhre (circa 1749 – July 27, 1805) was an Irish language poet and teacher. His single surviving work of substance, the 1000-line long Cúirt An Mheán Oíche (The Midnight Court ) is widely regarded as the greatest comic poem in the history of Irish literature .


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