The Poetry and Songs of Ranald Rankin
translated by Gordon Barr

Ranald Rankin was born in Fort William in 1811 and was a priest in Moidart until 1855, when he emigrated to Australia. Gaelic Society of Inverness, Volume XV, p239 (1888-89).

These translations are by Dr. Gordon Barr. The poems and songs below contain both the Gaelic and the English versions. Erach opens in a new window.

Poem: An t-Each Iaruinn. Ranald Rankin (The Iron Horse) (PDF)

Poem: Tàladh Ar Slànaighir (The Attraction of our Saviour) (PDF)

Song: Tàladh Ar Slànaighir (The Attraction of our Saviour) (PDF)