Papers of Edward Nally, 1907-1992, of Emper, Co. Westmeath. Nally was a schoolteacher who had an interest in the Irish dialect of Erris in Mayo and the Hiberno-English dialect, local history and placenames of Westmeath. Includes correspondence, notes and drafts.
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.
Irish language, Westmeath history, Linguistics
5 archival boxes
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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.
<p>Name; <br />Nally, Edward Vincent [Éamonn Mhac Fhailigh] 1907-1992</p>