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Máirtín Ó Cadhain (Aitheasc Luan na Tríonóide 2002)

Le Cathal Ó Háinle. Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s career in Trinity College was relatively brief, spanning just less than fifteen years. He was appointed to a lectureship in the School of Irish in January of 1956 when he was fifty years of age and he remained in that grade until October 1967 when, having applied unsuccessfully for appointment […]

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Ailt ⁊ Aistí Material in English

The Nation or the ‘local organic community’?: Ó Cadhain versus Ó Droighneáin

Le Fionntán de Brún. Introduction While the phrase ‘Ó Cadhain versus Ó Droighneáin’ is admittedly fictive, suggesting, as it does, the title of a putative court case or heavy-weight boxing bout, I hope the intention may be forgiven insofar as Máirtín Ó Cadhain and Muiris Ó Droighneáin were indeed heavy-weights in the discourse of the Irish language in the twentieth […]

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Máirtín Ó Cadhain 1906–1970

By Tomás de Bhaldraithe. This article was first published in Lochlann 6, in 1974. The appointment of Máirtín Ó Cadhain to the Professorship of Irish in Trinity College, Dublin, in 1967, was as unexpected as it was unprecedented; particularly in a university which had on previous occasions seen fit to reject Douglas Hyde (for the same chair) […]

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Foclóir Mháirtín Uí Chadhain

Tionscadal de chuid Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann. (Tá tuilleadh eolais ar fáil ar a láithreán féin. Tá físeán mar gheall air ar fáil ar YouTube leis.) 1.1 milliún focal lámhscríofa de leaganacha cainte agus giotaí comhrá a bhreac Máirtín Ó Cadhain idir c. 1937 agus 1946 mar chur síos ar úsáid chanúnach timpeall 1000 focal Gaeilge. […]