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In the section you can find rare and hard to find books written in the Irish Langue or Gaelic, the Celtic branch of the Celtic language family.

Known locally as Irish, it was the population’s first language until the 19th century. Irish is still spoken as a first language in a counties such as Cork, Donegal, Galway, and Kerry, as well as smaller areas of counties Mayo, Meath, and Waterford.

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Annals of Clonmacnoise. Ó MURAÍLE, Nollaig. Ed. by. [Annála Chluain Mhic Nóis] translated in 1627 by Conall Mag Annals of Ireland from the Earliest Period to AD 1408 LIMITED EDITION OF 25 COPIES ONLY
Based on BL Add. MS 4817, with some variants from TCD MS 673). Together with a remnant of ‘Annals of Leacán’, AD 1443-68 translated by Dubhaltach Mac Fhir Bhisigh, AD 1666. Edited by Nollaig Ó Muraíle. Dublin: De Búrca, 2022. First edition. Quarto. pp. 679. Green leather titled and blocked in gilt. Limited to 430 […]
ARCHDEACON, M. Shawn na Soggarth: the Priest Hunter. An Irish Tale of the Penal Times.
Dublin: James Duffy, 1844. Crown octavo. First edition. pp. viii, 416. Original blind- stamped cloth. Spine professionally rebacked preserving original backstrip. Some minor stains to upper cover. From the library of Robert Montgomery of Convoy with his signature and stamp. A very good copy. Exceedingly rare. COPAC with 3 locations only. Brown 133. Sadleir 60. […]
FRIZELLE, John D. Marian Poetry In Irish. Unpublished Thesis. A Comparative Study. Dissertation for the degree of MA.
MARIAN POETRY IN IRISH Submitted by John D. Frizelle, B.A., December, 1949. Folio. In original card cover.

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