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Eoghan Ó Tuairisc

Eoghan Ó Tuairisc was a novelist, a poet and a playwright. Among his novels are L'Attaque, Dé Luain and An Lomnochtán. His play Lá Fhéile Michíl is one of the best-known plays in Irish. He died in 1982.

L'Attaque is a classic Irish language book and recounts the part played by a small group of United Irishmen from County Leitrim in the military revolt which was sparked by the landing of French General Humbert in Killala, County Mayo, in 1798.