A Life of St Finbarr

Title page to ‘A Life of St Finbarr’ in Irish.

Collection: Ls 150, Special Collections, UCC Library, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

About the artwork: The original ‘A Life of St Finbarr’ was transcribed from a photographic copy of a text by Mícheál Ó Cléirigh in the Burgundian Library, Brussels. Ls 150 is in the hand of local Cork scribe Pádraig Ó Standúin or Patrick Stanton. The text in Irish is followed by a translation into English also by Pádraig Ó Standúin. Both Irish and English texts have their own title page.

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