Niall Ó Dónaill (1908–1995) was an Irish language lexicographer from Loughanure, County Donegal. Ó Dónaill is most famous for his work as editor of the 1977 Irish-English dictionary Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, which is still widely used today.
Ó Dónaill received his education at Saint Eunan's College in Letterkenny and went on to study in University College Dublin. Ó Dónaill wrote the book Bruigheann Féile which is based on stories of pastimes in the Gaeltacht town Loughanure and its surrounding area. Ó Dónaill's book Na Glúnta Rosannacha was first published in 1952.
Ó Dónaill died in 1995...
Quotes by Niall O Donaill
We all want to fall in love. Why? . Because that experience makes us feel completely alive. Where every sense is heightened, every emotion is magnified, our everyday reality is shattered and we are flying into the heavens. It may only last a moment, and hour, an afternoon. But that doesn't diminish its value. Because we are left with memories that we treasure for the rest of our lives.
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