Tommy Leece

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Va Tommy Leece (1859-1956) ny Ghaelgeyr doogyssagh voish jiass yn Ellan. Ghow eh toshiaght gobbragh ayns ny meainyn ayns Forsdal shooyl voish yn thie echey ayns Kerrookeeill dy roshtyn ny meainyn ec shey er y chlag sy voghrey.

She laa liuayr as doillee v'ec yn sleih va gobbragh ayns ny meainyn as t'eh grait dy row Tommy poosit ayns y traa kirbyl echey.

Bleeantyn ny lurg daag Tommy Mannin as hie eh d’obbragh ayns Affrick Jiass. Fy-yerrey haink eh back dys Mannin as v’eh ny eeasteyr rish tammylt troailt dys Kinsale as Yn Sheltyn.

Va Walter y Chleree ginsh skeeal dinsh Tommy da mychione yn traa v'eh cummal ayns Affrick Jiass. Yn sleih va stiurey ny meainyn briaght jeh sleih dy gholl magh shelg as dooyrt Tommy dy jagh eh magh shelg conneeyn tra v’eh ayns Mannin. Va gunn cuirrit da as begin da goll magh shelg ushaghyn as cretooryn dy voddagh yn sleih ayns ny meainyn gee feill.

Tra v’eh loayrt rish yn Irish Folklore Commission v’eh gra dy row eh feer doillee ny cheayrtyn greinnaghey Gaelgeyryn dy loayrt ass y Ghaelg.[1]

  1. Skeealyn Vannin / Stories of Mann: The complete collection of Manx Language archive recordings made by the Irish Folklore Commission in 1948, Douglas: Manx National Heritage, 2003, pp. 13