Thom's Irish Who's Who/O'Kelly, Rev. Thomas

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O'KELLY, Rev. Thomas, B.A. (R.U.I.) B.D.; b. at Cloonlough, Co. Sligo, 1879; educ. at Summerhill College, and Maynooth; Priest 1903, sometime Professor at Summerhill Diocesan College, Sligo; late Principal of Leinster College of Irish, Dublin; Professor of Education, University College, Galway, and Member of Governing Body; translator into Irish of W. B. Yeats' play "Cathleen ni Houlihan"; author of "An Foghmhar" ("The Harvest") and other Irish plays; and librettist of the first Irish Opera, "Eithne." Res.: University College, Galway.