Ó Tuairisc, Eoghan

Eoghan Ó Tuairisc was born in Ballinasloe, County Galway, in 1919. He was a renowned poet, novelist and playwright in Irish and English and a linguistic innovator, influenced by wide reading in several European languages. The Road to Bright City, a collection of translations of the stories of Má¡r­n O'Cadhain, was his last published work. He died in 1982.