Sunday, March 07, 2021

Beers & Books LVII – Tomás Ó Criomhthain

"Wouldn't it delight my heart
to be able to read a book of my own
before I died."

Tomas O'Crohan (21 December 1856 – 7 March 1937)

3 comments:

  1. I do hope he got his wish and that his books were not published posthumously (a word I find very hard to pronounce).

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    1. What depends an Irish edition, his wish in 1928 got fulfilled. The English translation (Island Cross-Talk) was first published in 1986.

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  2. I looked him up. His Great Blasket Island home sounds not unlike Father Ted's Craggy island.

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