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Blácam, From A Gaelic Outpost. Blácam, Aodh De. From A Gaelic Outpost. With the printed dedication: “Respectfully inscribed to the Coarb of S. Eunan”. [And with the wonderful introductory sentence: “What ! – You were never in the Gaeltacht ? – never in the still Irish-speaking territory that fringes the Atlantic Coast ? – Then for you this book is written.”] First Edition. Dublin, Catholic Truth Society of Ireland, 1921. Small Octavo. XII, 106 pages. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Beautiful publication with charming frontcover illustration. No stamps, no names, very clean.

Includes the following chapters: The Living Past / Home to the North / Heather Reading / The Schools of Tirconaill / Ideal Industrialism / An O’Connell Tale and a Note on Newman / Abroad and Back – A Remarkable Island – State / Turf, Talk and Celtic Revival / Portrait of an East Ulsterman / A Fenian Fragment /

Keywords: Gaeltacht , Irish History

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Corkery - A Munster Twilight and The Hounds of Banba. Corkery, Daniel. A Munster Twilight and The Hounds of Banba. Dublin, Cork. The Talbot Press Limited. no year [c.1930]. 18.6cm x 13cm. 140 pages with one coloured illustration (frontispiece). Original, yellow cloth (Hardcover) with blueish lettering on frontcover and spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor foxing to edges.

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Two collections of short stories by Daniel Corkery, once Professor at UCC, Cork. Corkery’s students at UCC included Frank O’Connor, Sean O Faolain and Sean O Tuama. Corkery was also a member of the Seanaid and the Gaelic League. A Munster Twilight is a collection of short stories drawing on his familiarity with the West Cork Gaeltacht to illustrate the persistence of Gaelic culture.


Keywords: Gaelic, Gaeltacht , Irish History, West Cork

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