Pádraic Ó Conaire

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Pádraic Ó Conaire

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Ó Conaire was born in Galway in 1882. His father was a publican, who owned two premises in the town. His mother was Kate McDonagh.

After the collapse of his business, his father was forced to emigrate to the United States of America, where he died shortly afterwards. Ó Conaire's mother died in 1893, with the result that the orphaned Ó Conaire (and his brothers Isaac and Michael) were sent to live with their uncle Patrick Conroy in Ros Muc. He attended school in Turlach Beag, having previously gone to the Presentation Convent and The 'Bish' in Galway. He subsequently he went to Rockwell College and Blackrock College.

He emigrated to London in 1899 where he got a job with the Board of Education. He became involved in the work of the Gaelic Leag...more


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“An cinniúnt, is dócha: féach an féileacán úd thall atá ag foluain os cionn mo choinnle. Ní fada go loiscfear a sciatháin mhaiseacha: cá bhfios dúinne nach bhfuil a fhios sin aige, freisin?”
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