Monday, March 17, 2014
Citations for Eire
What the entry did give was this: that the "Ireland" referred to in the dead man's letter to Miss Vane did in fact mean Eire and not Northern Ireland.
Save the trees of Ireland for the future men of Ireland on the fair hills of Eire, O.
Origin of Eire
Eire comes from Irish Gaelic word that means "Ireland." This term comes from the name of the Gaelic goddess of land, Ériu.