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CodeNA8982
Dates1942-
Person NameMacneacail; Aonghas (1942-); writer and poet
SurnameMacneacail
ForenamesAonghas
Epithetwriter and poet
ActivityAonghas Macneacail (b 1942), poet, was born on 7 June 1942 at Uig, Isle of Skye. He was educated at the University of Glasgow. He was appointed to the following writing fellowships; The Gaelic College, Isle of Skye, 1977-1979; An Comunn Gaidhealachm Oban, 1979-1981. He was awarded the Grampian TV Gaelic Poetry Award: Diamond Jubilee Award, Scottish Association for the Speaking of Verse, 1985 and An Comunn Giadhelach Literary Award, 1985. He is a member of the Scottish Poetry Library Association and since 1984 a member of the council. He married Gerda Stevenson in 1980.
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