Dallán Forgaill

Composer

0530 – 0598

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Who was Dallán Forgaill?

Saint Dallán Forgaill, also known as Dallán Forchella, Dallán of Cluain Dalláin, and born Eochaid Forchella, was an early Christian Irish poet, best known as the writer of the Amra Choluim Chille and the early Irish poem Rop tú mo baile, the basis of the modern English hymn Be Thou My Vision.

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Born
0530
Died
0598

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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