Donall MacAmlaigh
 

 

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Dónall MacAmhlaigh 1926-1989

Born in Galway. He went to England in 1951 and worked as a navvy. He also worked as a grave digger. His mostly autobiographical books reflect the difficulties of Irish emigrants in England around the 1950s. His works include: Dialann Deoraí, Saol Saighdiúra and Diarmaid Ó Dónaill. He is buried in Northampton. Photograph by Peter Mulligan

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book