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Book Chapter

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Disciplines

5.8 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS, Journalism, 6. HUMANITIES, History, 6.5 OTHER HUMANITIES

Publication Details

Foreword to A Memoir of Ireland’s Nascent Years, by Tomás Bairéad (translated and edited by Mícheál Ó hAodha). Forthcoming from The Edwin Mellen Press, New York.

Abstract

Foreword to A Memoir of Ireland’s Nascent Years, by Irish language journalist and writer Tomás Bairéad (translated and edited by Mícheál Ó hAodha). Forthcoming from The Edwin Mellen Press, New York. Tomás Bairéad (1893-1973) is well known for a number of collections of short stories in Irish. He invented a version of short-hand for the Irish language. From Moycullen, Co Galway, he was involved in the Irish War of Independence and covered the Irish Civil War as a journalist. He edited the Irish language page in the Irish Independent for a number of years.

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