Original music manuscript [printed staves, 2 sheets quarto, separate parts for tenor and bass] entitled "Conscription. The Prayer of Ireland" by Cathal Mac Dubhghaill and probably in his hand;
[n.d., c. 1918]
|Main Creator:||Mac Dubhghaill, Cathal|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Based on a poem by Maeve Cavanagh, with music by Cathal Mac Dubhghaill. Cathal Mac Dubhghaill [MacDowell] from Carlow, was active in Republican circles before the 1916 Rising. A musician and composer, he arranged the music for Peadar O'Cearnaigh's "A Soldier's Song" in its' published form. He was involved in the 1916 Rising and afterwards was interned at Frongoch, where he illustrated a number of sketchbooks. He married the poet Maeve Cavanagh in 1921 and died in Nice in 1926.
Physical description: 1 [2pp.]; manuscript score
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