Sweeney Astray translated by Seamus Heaney (Part III)

Part III
The death of the Mill Hag, Sweeney on the crags, Sweeney meets the mad Briton Alan, Sweeney and the madwoman, Sweeney revisits his wife Eorann,

Sweeney, now utterly feathered, endures the winter. Decides to return home.

Ronan renews Sweeneys madness and Sweeney is pursued by the bouncing heads.

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Sweeney Astray translated by Seamus Heaney (Part I)

Speaking of homeless, here’s Sweeney Astray in four parts.

 

In Part One:

Sweeney’s anger, the Battle of Moira, Ronan’s curse, Sweeney falls into his bird-frenzy, Sweeney comes to the valley of madmen Glen Bolcain