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Liosta Focal as Idir Shúgradh agus Dáiríre

Liosta Focal as Idir Shúgradh agus Dáiríre

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Séamas Ó Murchú

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Translating as ‘A list of words from "Half Joking, Half Serious"’, this contains words, phrases and connotations from Mairtin O Cadhain's collection of short stories by that name. Born in 1906 in the Connemara Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) west, O Cadhain was a prominent radical figure, an IRA member, journalist and Irish language proponent. He was a prolific writer of short stories, and used words from his native Connemara dialect which do not appear in the 1977 Irish-English dictionary. This book for Irish language scholars and curious students of country life keeps record of them.

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