Observations and remarks on the Book of O'Hara, an ancient Irish MS. the property of Charles King O'Hara Esq; of Annaghmore in the Barony of Legny, Co. Sligo in whose family it has been handed down as an heirloom for several generations,
1831 May 14.
|Main Creator:||O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861.|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts|
The Book of O'Hara, vellum manuscript duanaire or book of praise poems, comprising 62 pp. mainly in the hand of Tuathal O hUiginn, late 16th century, with some additions from the 17th century.
As noted in the Accessions Record: This book was accompanied by five letters, 1827-1833, to Major O'Hara from Myles O'Reilly of the Heath, Maryborough, concerning the foregoing manuscript. These are loosely inserted in a handwritten catalogue of the manuscript completed by John O'Donovan in 1831.
Physical description: (24 p.)