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Brinsley MacNamara

(1890—1963)

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Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre  

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First permanent home of the Irish National Theatre, founded in 1904 by Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn, and W. B. Yeats to foster native drama. Dramatic scenes came four years later with riots at the ...
Eimar O'Duffy

Eimar O'Duffy  

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(1893–1935),satirical novelist. Born in Dublin, the son of a dentist, O'Duffy went to Stonyhurst, in England, and returned to UCD. He graduated in dentistry but did not practise. He ...
MacNamara, Brinsley

MacNamara, Brinsley (1890–1963)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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2003
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(1890–1963),

novelist and playwright. Born in Delvin, Co. Westmeath, he joined the Abbey Theatre as an actor

MacNamara, Brinsley

MacNamara, Brinsley (6 Sept. 1890)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Performing arts, Theatre
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(b. Delvin, Co. Westmeath, Ireland, 6 Sept. 1890; d. Dublin, 4 Feb. 1963)

Novelist and playwright

McNamara, Brinsley

McNamara, Brinsley   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1890–1963), Irish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, born in Delvin, Co. Westmeath. In 1910, while studying in Dublin for a career with the Customs and Excise, he ... More
Valley of the Squinting Windows

Valley of the Squinting Windows  

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(1918), a novel by Brinsley MacNamara. Nan Brennan, a fallen woman, has pinned all her hopes on her legitimate offspring, John, and his future as a priest. However, John is ...

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