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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 ... a mountain cabin. Old man had red eyes and short pipe. Old man spoke Irish. Then old man and Mulrennan spoke English. Mulrennan spoke to him about universe and stars ...

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Thomas Keohler 28 Nov 2013, 13:33 by JJON Editors

Some notes on the triple life of Thomas Goodwin Keohler       At U 2.256-9, Stephen finds himself enumerating his debts: " Fred Ryan, two shillings. Temple, two  lunches. Russell, one ... January 1902 for ‘the important position of secretary to Messrs. Hely’s, Ltd.’ (Weekly Irish Times 11 January, p. 7), the celebrated Dublin stationers and printers in Dame Street. He ...

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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 ... Journal  (1871) 10 April A good review for the young tenor, singing some popular Irish songs to an appreciative audience:     St. Joseph’s Catholic Total Abstinence League. – [Lecture by Professor ...

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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 ... Flying Post (1833), 3 October p. 4      But its appearance soon afterwards in Anglo-Irish novelist Samuel Lover’s Rory O’More suggests that the saying was already well known ...

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taittering 30 Aug 2013, 02:09 by John Simpson

Molly’s taittering lips U 18.673-4: […] my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of some special kind [...] Gifford’s gloss here is ... a lexical mystery, as Ellis offers his readers no documentary information about his allegedly Irish sources here. So in one sense the problem has merely been deferred. It seems very ...

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Brixton 10 Jul 2017, 02:08 by John Simpson

George Moore and the Brixton Empire   U 7.478-9: – Imperium romanum, J.J. O’Molloy said gently. It sounds nobler than British or Brixton. Gifford is correct in linking ... is correct in linking the surprising alliterative juxtaposition of “British” and “Brixton” to the Irish writer George Moore, but does not offer more than a secondary 1930s source to show ...

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drums 28 Nov 2013, 13:45 by JJON Editors

Drums of braided cord   U 5.109-12 : She raised a gloved hand to her hair […] Drawing back his head and gazing far from beneath his vailed eyelids he saw ... back of the woman’s glove”.     Joyce was familiar with another word, drum, from Irish. The initial element of the placename Drumcondra, now a suburb of urban Dublin, is Irish ...

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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 ... of University College Dublin. The List of Students, Courses, Fellows, etc. held in the Irish Jesuit Archives is a mine of detailed information. From these archives we learn that in ...

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