Between 1827 and 1835, Humphrey O'Sullivan kept a diary of his life in Co Kilkenny. He was a hedge-school master like his father, but went on to become a prosperous businessman and philanthropist. No aspect of life escaped his attention, from the poverty and degradation of the peasantry to the flora and fauna of the region.
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Tomas de Bhaldraithe was an Irish language scholar and lexicographer. He is best known for his English-Irish Dictionary, published in 1959, which forced a resolution of many long-standing controversies about the literary standard for Irish. In 1960 he was appointed professor of modern Irish language and literature in UCD, where he developed an impressive archive of material on Irish dialects.
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Book Description Dufour Editions, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1856350428
Book Description Mercier Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111856350428