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Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... perhaps slightly stronger than the other. The first was an active member of the Gaelic Union and then the Gaelic League in Dublin in the 1880s and 1890s, and the ...

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MacHugh2 1 Dec 2015, 02:23 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh:2 High-flying undergraduates at UCD In 1884 Hugh was faced with the challenge of passing the Matriculation Examination for the Royal University of Dublin. At ... 5 August p. 1       Hugh’s brother Eoin (John) had been active in the Gaelic League since the early days of its foundation in 1893. James soon became Editor of ...

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ducks 31 May 2015, 01:18 by John Simpson

Milking ducks grandmother’s way   U 12.838: Mister Knowall. Teach your grandmother how to milk ducks. Robert Dent and other commentators have offered partial histories of the derisive I ... p. 259)       The Irish phrase is repeated in Alexander Nicolson’s important Collection of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases (1881, p. 211).      As the century continues, the saying finds a ...

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MacHugh 1 Dec 2015, 02:19 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh Introduction: MacHugh - the man - From the Glens of Antrim to Belvedere - High-flying undergraduates at UCD - The Professor teaches - An Examiner for the Royal and Intermediate ... professionally. Eoin (John, born in 1867) McNeill was one of the founders of the Gaelic League in 1893 and of the Irish Volunteers in 1913 (of which he served as ...

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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... countries and the idol of his own". The reference is not to an obscure Gaelic deity, but to Aeneid , I, 740. ["Long-haired Iopas, once taught by mighty Atlas, makes ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... involved in the struggle over the “ownership” of Irish athletics with the newly founded Gaelic Athletic Association, bitterly opposing the wish of Michael Cusack to legislate for both codes. Hugh ...

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subleader 30 Aug 2013, 02:03 by John Simpson

Take me to your subleader!   In the newspaper office, in the Aeolus episode of Ulysses, Bloom spies Ned Lambert and reflects: He has influence they say. Old Chatterton, the vicechancellor ... his readers to go and see pictures exhibited in the Central Branch of the Gaelic League.     O’Casey’s use of “sub-leader” here is identical with Bloom’s (except ...

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Carlisle girls 9 Mar 2014, 00:44 by JJON Editors

Carlisle girls   U 1.698 You know that red Carlisle girl, Lily? Gerard O'Flaherty has pointed out in conversation that "Carlisle" is neither a reference to Lily’s surname ... is becoming as rare as the chough, and on the dusty stairs of the Gaelic League I remembered how numerous they used to be on Kingstown Pier on Sundays, all ...

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Bartell d'Arcy: background detail 20 Aug 2011, 01:19 by JJON Editors

A selection of extracts from the newspapers An early public performance in Dublin, when the singer was still advertised as ‘Mr. B. M‘Carthy’, rather than ‘Bartle M‘Carthy’: Exhibition ... On Easter Tuesday the annual Feis Ceoil agus Seanachas – Irish Musical Festival – of the Gaelic Society, took place in Steinway and Tammany Halls. Judge Joseph F. Daly, of the Court ...

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Irish night 3 Oct 2016, 01:03 by John Simpson

A night of Irish entertainment U 9.1105:   Swill till eleven. Irish nights entertainment. Gifford claims that the expression “Irish nights entertainment” is a reference to Patrick McCall’s book ... 2 February p. 6 An Irish Night’s Entertainment Will be provided by the Gaelic League: On Sunday, 15 th December At the Town Hall. Grand Irish Concert and Bi ...

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