An Táin

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An Táin is an Irish-language graphic novel by Colmán Ó Raghallaigh (writer) and Barry Reynolds (illustrator) published by Cló Mhaigh Eo in 2006. It adapts the ancient Irish epic Táin Bó Cúailnge ("the cattle-raid of Cooley").[1] The work won the 2006 Oireachtas na Gaeilge Irish Language Book of the Year award for Young People (Leabhar Na Bliana do Dhaoine Óga).[2]

Cló Mhaigh Eo published Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh ("Deirdre and the sons of Uisnech") as a prequel in 2008.[3]


  1. ^ "An Táin - English Translation". Leabhar. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Graphic novel An Táin wins major Irish Gaelic language prize". Forbidden Planet. 27 November 2006. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Conghail, R. "Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh". Inis Magazine (in Irish). Retrieved 26 September 2013.