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Alan Ward

Alan Ward (1937-2014), also known as Alan Mac an Bhaird, held an MA degree from Oxford and a PhD degree from Trinity College, Dublin. Over the years he published several articles on Irish language and literature. After some time as a placenames officer in the Ordnance Survey Dublin and in Hong Kong dedicated to studying Chinese language and literature, he relocated to Andorra. From then until his retirement he acted as an official sworn translator in the Principality.