The priest's words weighed heavily on Maurice Galvin. His own shortcomings had long haunted him—mostly on windy nights in his lonely cottage, especially, for a season, when he lay abed with his head broken by a mountainey man at Ballyboy fair.
--Lewis Macnamara, 1898, "The reformation of Maurice Galvin", Pall Mall Magazine 16: 223
"Unlike the urban Conroys, Mary lives on a "mountainey farm" (177) and is not accustomed to attending parties." -- "Joyce Through the Ages: a Nonlinear View"; Michael Patrick Gillespie, ed. p.167. 1999.