William Haliday

(1788—1812) grammarian of Irish

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(1788–1812), translator and grammarian. A Dublin-born solicitor, he published Uraicecht na Gaedhilge (1808), a grammar of Irish, and the first volume of a translation of Foras Feasa ar Éirinn by Geoffrey Keating in 1811.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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