The book Cáitheadh na dTonn contains a novella, two short stories and a drama. The stories illustrate the life and times of people living in the Donegal Gaeltacht at the beginning of the last century. The book is a reissue of the original, first published in 1934, edited and updated to modern spelling and orthography. The book’s merits lie in it’s rich literature and it’s intimate account of social life.
In the book, Muirghein (Pádraig Ó Gallchobhair) gives a lively social account of a rural community seeking to progress against a backdrop of poverty, political turmoil and emigration, prevalent in Ireland at the founding of the new state.
Author : Muirghein (Pádraig Ó Gallchobhair)