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Deir sé ina chuimhní cinn It all happened, 1948 go raibh sé mar chomhrúnaí ag cruinniú de Chonradh na Gaeilge i gCill Airne in 1896 agus gurbh é an chéad chruinniú é ag an eagraíocht taobh amuigh den phríomhchathair ··· My instructions from the Minister of Education, Eoin Mac Néill, were that I was to be more than a mere official, that I was to lecture bodies of teachers and others and that, above all, I was to prepare school editions of O’Donovan’s Ordnance Survey Letters so that every senior pupil would have a cheap copy of that dealing with his own county and base his new Irish speech and lore on that of a century earlier when O’Donovan heard it spoken generally in the locality’ (It all happened). Ceapadh é féin, an tAthair Micheál Ó Flannagáin agus Énrí Ó Muirgheasa [B1] ina mbaill de fhochoiste Oireachtais i 1940 chun cúrsaí logainmneacha a chíoradh, Dhréachtaigh siad scéim trína scríobhfaí gach ainm pearsanta agus áite i nGaeilge amháin i dtaifid na scoileanna chun go n-adhainfí spéis daoine sa Ghaeilge a labhraítí ina n-áit dhúchais. Cara mór leis ba ea Pádraig Ó Duinnín [q.v.] a chaitheadh Lá Nollag ina theach ar Bhóthar Chluain Tarbh go minic. Chuaigh sé ar pinsean i 1939 agus scríobh Lughaidh Breathnach[B2] chuig Énrí Ó Muirgheasa: ‘When you and your Kerry friend leave the Department it will be the end of our hopes for saving Irish in the schools’ (It all happened, lch 338). Bhí spéis ar leith aige sa dialannaí Amhlaoibh Ó Súilleabháin agus i nDónall Ó Conaill
Tá sin ag teacht lena bhfuil ráite ag Séamus Ó Fiannachta[B3] in It all happened: reminiscences of Séamus Fenton, 1948
They assembled the following years in Tralee; and I should say the most constructive speaking was done by James O’Sullivan of Rockfield and Michael Manning of Ballyferriter’ (It all happened: reminiscences of Séamus Fenton, 1948). Nuair a bunaíodh Craobh Bhaile an Fheirtéaraigh de Chonradh na Gaeilge 18 Feabhra 1900 toghadh é ina chisteoir
Deir Séamus Ó Fiannachta in It all happened, 1948: ‘When the Civil Service was thrown open to public competition many promising young teachers like “Conán Maol” and Michael O’Sullivan, who became prominent in the Gaelic League, entered the Customs and Excise, to their lifelong regret’
Clearing out his pipe, he would tell tale after tale of Buenos Aires and the pampas’ (It all happened: reminiscences of Seamus Fenton [Séamus Ó Fiannachta] [B3]), 1948)
Tá a trí nó a ceathair d’fhoinn a bhfuil an t-ainm seo orthu ach tá fonn ag Petrie [B6] a dtugann sé dirge air agus tagann na focail chomh maith sin leis, gan strócántacht ar bith, gur dóigh gur leis an bhfonn sin a deirtí an t-amhrán seo.’ Moltar freisin ‘Ní fhulaingidh goill dúinn síothú in Éirinn seal’. Deir Séamus Fenton (It all happened: reminiscences... , 1949): ‘The marriage of Máire Ní Dhuibh, Máire Ní Dhonnchadha Dhuibh, to Donal O’Connell brought increased idealism into the family
Duine dá scoláirí ansin ba ea an cigire cáiliúil Séamus Ó Fiannachta[B3] a scríobh It all happened: reminiscences, 1948
Dar le Séamus Fenton [q.v.] in It all happened: reminiscences (1948) go raibh sraith litreacha aige in The Irishman chomh luath le 1858 i dtaobh athbheochan na Gaeilge. Tuairim 1865 bhí eagla a ghabhála air, deirtear, mar gheall ar bhaint a bheith aige leis an bpáipéar sin agus d’imigh sé go Meiriceá