The Minstrel Boy” is one of the most popular melodies in Moore’s collection. It tells the story of the death of a young and brave Irish bard warrior adapted from the Moreen air.
Day: 5 January 2021
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death By W.B Yeats is rather a thought-provoking poem on Major Robert Gregory, who was the son of one of Yeats’s friends. Robert Gregory was killed in Italy during the First World War in 1918. The poem was written during the First World War (1914-1919) when many Irish men fought for the cause of Englishmen.