Cáitheadh na dTonn (Hardback)

Hardback re-edition of a 1934 Novel. The book has been edited to use a modern orthography to make it more accessible to a modern audience. Though it loses none of the original wealth of idioms and language which make this book such a rare and special treat for anyone with an interest in the Irish language.

Cáitheabh na dTonn is a re-edition of a 1934 novel, written by Muirghein (Pádraig Ó Gallchobhair). The book is rich in social history of Gaoth Dobhair and Donegal during the early part of the 20th century. It tells the story of a young man in Goath Dobhair who is forced to seek out a new living in New York. The author shares with us a wealth of idioms and locutions of North west Donegal that is rare to find now.

The new edition has been edited to use a more modern orthography making the work more accessible to new audiences.

The book also contains two short stories and a play.

A special limited edition of Cáitheadh na dTonn in hardback.

Weight.34 kg
Dimensions206 × 136 × 21 mm