Gan Baisteadh

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Tomás Bairéad (1893-1973) was a professional journalist from the Moycullen area of Co. Galway and an accomplished short-story writer. These unconnected essays are still very readable today: ‘Chuir cailín Laighneach aiste Ghaeilge chuig an Irish Independent a chuir mise i dteannta. Bhí mé cinnte go bhfaca mé an t-ábhar cheana ach gan tuairim agam faoin áit. Ag titim i mo chodladh dom an oíche chéanna chuimhnigh mé air! As scéal liom féin a baineadh a bhunáite!’ In one of his stories Bairéad, who worked for the Irish Independent, gives us a a memorable insight into the life of an obituarist.

Weight 250 g
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