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Mairtin O Cadhain


Poster issued by the Worker's Party, printed in white on black with half tone of head and shoulders of Mairtin O Cadhain. O Cadhain was a prominent Irish language writer and socialist he was also a member of the IRA in the 1920s and 1930s. He was interned during the Emergency years of the 1940s. In 1956 he became a lecturer in Irish at Trinity College Dublin and became a Professor in 1969, the year before his death.