A special way with words

Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 01:00

A chara, – Your obituary of Diarmaid Ó Muirithe (July 19th) states that he “never forgave” The Irish Times for its part in the dodgy Gaelicisation of crack – “a good old English/Scottish word” — as “craic” (Obituaries, July 19th). It would be a fitting tribute from the paper to which he contributed so richly for 22 years to belatedly concede to drop it. – Is mise,

ÉILIS Ní­ ANLUAIN-QUILL,

An Pháirc Thiar,

Bré,

Co Chill Mhantáin