Nally Collection

Royal Irish Academy | RIA/23 O 84

Papers of Edward Vincent Nally [Éamonn Mhac Fhailigh], 1907-1992 of Emper, Ballynacargy. Nally was a school-teacher who maintained a life-long interest in both Irish and Hiberno-English. His major work, The Irish of Erris, Co. Mayo: a phonemic study was published in 1968. He was a contributor to Éigse, Celtica, and Dinnseanchas and also published an article on the Hiberno-English dialect of his native townland of Emper, Ballynacargy, Co. Westmeath in The Journal of the International Phonetic Association. Collection includes correspondence, notes and drafts.

Strengths

Irish language, Westmeath history, Linguistics

Physical characteristics

5 archival boxes

Description or Catalogue

Pdf of catalogue available for download and searchable Royal Irish Academy Library manuscript catalogue online at www.ria.ie/library.aspx

Created

1800
1900

Collected

1900
1900

Coverage

1900
1900
Geographic Coverage
Languages
Custodial History

He donated a portion of his papers to the Academy in 1982 and instructed that the remainder be bequeathed to the Academy. Bequest occurred in 1993.

Note

<p>Name; <br />Nally, Edward Vincent [Éamonn Mhac Fhailigh] 1907-1992</p>

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Bequest
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Royal Irish Academy | Last updated on: 09 February 2018