Stained glass painting Oisin’s Pledge “I’ll ride along the waters edge.” On fairy steed was Oisin’s pledge. “I’ll lay no foot upon the ground. My silver journey’s Erin bound!” Oisin from Tir an Nog

Oisin's Pledge "I'll ride along the waters edge." On fairy steed was Oisin's pledge. "I'll lay no foot upon the ground. My silver journey's Erin bound!"

Oisín longed to go to his homeland from Tír na nÓg. He did so on condition that he stayed on his horse for if he touched Irish soil he would lose his eternal youth. This piece is representative of Oisín’s journey to his beloved home, Ireland
The poem in the centre horizontal strip states:
“I’ll ride along the waters edge.” On fairy steed was Oisin’s pledge. “I’ll lay no foot upon the ground. My silver journey’s Erin bound!”