Douglas Hyde was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 1938-1945.  He was a leading figure in the Gaelic Revival and the first president of the Gaelic League.

Notable works in ARB’s collection:

  • Abhráin diaḋa cúige Connaċt (The religious songs of Connacht) (1906)
  • Aṁráin Ċuilm de Ḃailís (1904)

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Douglas Hyde-Religious Songs of Connacht