Marcas Ó Callanáin

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Marcas Ó Callanáin (1789–1846), Irish poet was born at Carheendiveane, Craughwell, County Galway, Ireland. He was the elder brother of Peatsaí, also a poet. Educated at the local school, he could speak Irish and English. His most well-known work is the love poem, Máire Brún.

In 1967, Seán Ó Ceallaigh - principal of Craughwell National School - produced an edition of their poems.


  • Filíocht na gCeannanáin, Seán Ó Ceallaigh, Baile Átha Cliath, An Clóchomhar, 1967.
  • Galway Authors, Helen Maher, 1976.