Issue 6 of Reading Ireland focuses on Irish mythology with a special emphasis on the Táin Bó Cúailnge and Thomas Kinsella’s 1969 translation, The Táin. It includes a essay by Kinsella on the place names and topography of the Táin, along with Paul Gosling’s recreation of the route of the Táin in County Louth and poems by Mary O’Malley, Paul Muldoon and W.B. Yeats.


Reading Ireland is published bi-annually and is available to subscribers at a cost of $40 for four issues. The aim of the magazine is to provide in-depth analysis of Irish Literature, past and present, along with opening a window onto the best of contemporary Irish poetry, prose, drama and culture.

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