Four short stories for children
Age group: 8 – 12 years of age
Also suitable for the classroom
You’ve heard about Horrid Henry, now it’s time to meet Dónall Dána, as he has been named in the Irish-language edition of Francesca Simon’s popular series of books, illustrated by Tony Ross. Cló Iar-Chonnacht are publishing five new books in the ‘Horrid Henry : Dónall Dána’ series in October 2017 which will bring the total to ten books that are available in the series in Irish. The books are written in a natural style of Irish and translated by a group of talented translators; Caitlín Ní Chualáin, Máirín Ní Ghadhra, Gormfhlaith Ní Thuairisg and Marion Ní Shúilleabháin.
Dónall Dána is horrid boy who loves doing unimaginable and horrible things. He throws food, he pushes, shoves and pinches. There are four short stories in the collection Horrid Henry: Dónall Dána: Díoltas as there are in each book in the series. Caitlín Ní Chualáin translated Díoltas to Irish.
In Horrid Henry: Dónall Dána: Díoltas our hero, Dónall Dána, goes with his father to the office, hacks into his parents’ computer, meets the Demon Dinner Lady and plans the ultimate the ultimate revenge on his brother, Perfect Peter.
Séasúr na Seoltaí, Seachtain, 18 November, 2017. Excerpt from an article by Concubhar Ó Liatháin.
...Is ar an lucht féachana is léitheoireachta níos óige atá an tsraith úr Dónall Dana nó Horrid Henry dírithe. Is comhtharlú ádhúil é go bhfuil TG4 tar éis leagan Gaeilge de Horrid Henry a léiriú ag an am céanna go bhfuil an dara sraith de leabhair Dhónaill Dhana á seoladh ag Cló Iar-Chonnacht.
I measc na dteideal sa dara sraith seo, a rinne meitheal craoltóirí is sár-aistritheoirí RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, Marion Ní Shúilleabháin, Gormfhlaith Ní Thuairisg, Caitlín Ní Chualáin agus Máirín Ní Ghadhra, tá 'Dónall Dána: Díoltas, Dónall Dána: Mallacht an Mhumaí, agus, go hoiriúnach do thráth na Samhna, 'Dónall Dána: Teach na dTaibhsí'.