Donall Mac Amhlaigh

Paddy Neary Donall Mac Amhlaigh was born in Galway and grew up there and in Kilkenny. He left school at 15 and worked in various jobs before joining the Irish speaking Regiment of the Army. When he left the Army in 1951, he emigrated to work as an unskilled labourer in England. His book in […]

Thomas Moore

Paddy Neary Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin on 28th May 1779. His father came from Kerry, while his mother Anastasia Codd came from Wexford. He had two younger sisters. From an early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Sometimes he appeared in musical plays and […]