Hymn Story: Be Thou My Vision

    Saint Dallan Forgaill, wrote the text “Rop tú mo Baile”, in the 6th Century. Mary Elizabeth Byrne, founder of the Irish Text Society, translated the Old Irish Text into English in 1905. Seven years later, in 1912, Eleanor Hull changed the text into verse.  She published it in her Poem Book of the Gael that year as Be […]

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