Mary Elizabeth Byrne, M.A. (July 2, 1880 – January 19, 1931) was born in Ireland.
She translated the Old Irish Hymn, "Bí Thusa 'mo Shúile," into English as "Be Thou My Vision" in Ériu (the journal of the School of Irish Learning), in 1905.
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SLANE is an old Irish folk tune associated with the ballad "With My Love on the Road" in Patrick W. Joyce's Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909). It became a hymn tune when it was arranged by David Evans (PHH 285) and set to the Irish hymn "Be Thou My Vision" published in the Church Hymnary (1927).…
Display Title: Lord, be my vision, supreme in my heartFirst Line: Lord, be my vision, supreme in my heartTune Title: SLANEAuthor: Eleanor Henrietta Hull, 1860-1935; Mary Elizabethy Byrne, 1880-1931Meter: 10 10 10 10 IrregularDate: 2004Source: Irish, 8th century