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Letter from Séamus Ua Dubhghaill to Padraic Pearse regarding his candidacy for the position of editor of 'An Claidheamh Soluis' and outlining Ua Dubhghaill's opinion that the office should be held by a native Irish speaker,

1903 February 26.

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In Collection: Pearse Papers, 1870-1932
Description: Ua Dubhghaill thinks that non-native speakers writing Irish "are like the greyhound with only half a tail. So long as it is a straight run it is all right but in the turn, the hound loses". Ua Dubhghaill also speculates on the other candidates "[Liam Patrick] O'Riain and McSweeney [Pádraig Mac Suibhne]".
Main Creator: Ó Dubhghaill, Séamus, 1855-1929
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (4 pages).
Call Number: MS 21,048/2/38 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.