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A respectable young man – 1886

Fort Worth Daily Gazette, 2nd February, 1886, p.4

Blue Gentian Photo: EO'D
Blue Gentian
Photo: EO’D

The other day there left Dublin for Galway by the Midland railroad, a respectable young man who could not speak or understand one word of English. He has never spoken any other language than Irish.
He had been a fortnight in Dublin and during that time required, in the capital of his native country, to be accompanied everywhere by an interpreter.

Author:

B.A., M.A.(Archaeology); Regional Tour Guide; Dip. Radio Media Tech; H.Dip. Computer Science.

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