In this video you will learn about the Irish custom of ‘keening’, an anglicised form of the Gaelic word ‘caoineadh’ meaning to cry…


The custom of mercenary female mourners who wailed and sang odes at the funeral of fallen men and women of distinction. This reading is extracted from “Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards” and accompanied by a real recording of an Irish keening song.

Source: AWAKEN