Tomás Ó Cinnéide

Life
?-1992; b. Dingle peninsula; native speaker; by turns ed. seminary but withdrew; served in Irish Army during the Emergency; court-martialled and expelled; teacher, postman, fisherman, labourer, emigrant, alcoholic and habitué of Skid Row; his mellifluous Irish narrative was tape-recorded and later translated by Patrick Tyers.

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Works
Wild Rover trans. Pádraig Tyers (Cork: Mercier Press 1997), 171pp.

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