Niall Ó Dónaill, (1908 - 1995) Irish-language lexicographer. His Dictionary 'Fhoclóir Gaeilge/Béarla' (1977)is consulted by language students worldwide as the bible of the native tongue. Other books by the same writer : 'Bruighean Feille' and 'Na Glúnta Rosannacha' (1952) a history of the Rosses from the Dark Ages. Niall was born in 'Barr na hAilte' Loch an Iúir in 1908 and died in 1995. He is revered with pride in his native Donegal.