Blessings, Tom. You we
<the academic scimitar of song-style integrity>
Blessings, Tom. You were also a song scimitar of academic integrity. I hope younger people learning to think as academics in this area are reminded often of your disdain for 'obscurantism' and fluffery.
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From: Fintan Vallely <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 1:52:37 AM
Subject: Tom Munnelly
Tom Munnelly, song collector, glorious wit, raconteur, combatant against half measures and
paddy whackery, the academic scimitar of song-style integrity, wonderful friend to many,
passed away this morning at 1.10 am in the company of his family at Fintra Beg, Miltown
malbay, following an enduring fortnight of fighting on against the odds.