Casement and the Irish Language Culture and History (1977)

Author: Seamus O Cleirigh

Book ID: 63323

Price: 65.00

Author: Seamus O Cleirigh

Casement and the Irish Language Culture and History. Dublin: Clodghanna Teoranta, 1977. Pp, 65. Orange wrappers printed in black. Covers lightly faded, otherwise a fine copy.

A collection of Casements writings on the Irish language interspersed with commentary & analysis.

When Roger Casement resolved to go to the Gaeltacht to learn Irish, the place he selected was Urris in Inishowen. Here he spent six months, living the life of the people, hearing and speaking nothing but Irish, and leaving for his home in Antrim with a good working knowledge of the vernacular.

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