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Senior Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland Galway

Memoir of an Irish Economist – Working Class Manchester to Irish Academia. Labhras O Nuallain 1912 -2000

Labhras O Nuallain 1912 - 2000

Labhras O Nuallain 1912 – 2000

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Labhrás Ó Nualláin was a lecturer and subsequently Professor of Economics at University College Galway  Prior to his academic career he had been politically active in Clann na Poblachta in the early years from 1947 – ’56.  Born and brought up in Manchester by Irish parents, he was active in Irish language, cultural and sporting circles there and at the age of 21 he moved to Ireland.  The book contains a kelaidescope view of  many varied memories of  sporting, social, political and academic happenings in Ireland and England spanning over 70 years of the twentieth century.  ‘Memoir of an Irish Economist – Working Class Manchester to Irish Academia’. Book available in Galway at   Charlie Byrnes, University Bookshop, Kennys, Easons.  In Dublin at Easons, Stephens Green Centre, UCD Bookshop, Belfield.  15 Euro.   Online

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