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The splendid years; recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh

Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh

The splendid years; recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh

as told to Edward Kenny, with appendices and lists of Irish theatre plays, 1899-1916.

by Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh

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Published by J. Duffy in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Ireland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementForeword by Padraic Colum.
      ContributionsKenny, Edward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2601 .S48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 207 p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5106714M
      LC Control Number74179065

        1 Shiubhlaigh, Maire Nic, Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh's Story of the Irish National Theatre as Told to Edward Kenny (Dublin, ), by: 2. David Kenny (b. ), Part I € – € Description. Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh (Mary Walker) was David Kenny’s grandaunt, and she was the very first leading lady at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre.

      Kenny is the grandnephew and literary executor of Abbey Theatre founder actress and rebel, Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh. In March , Kenny edited and published her expanded memoirs, The Splendid Years. The book was written by his father, Ted Kenny, in but was taken out of print by the author after disagreements with the publishers. Journalist, best-selling author, broadcaster, commentator and media consultant with over 30 years' experience in the national press. Former Associate Editor of Sunday Tribune and Deputy Editor of Evening Herald. New books in Mr Pussy's memoirs, The Splendid Years (Memoirs of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh) and The Press Gang. ActivityTitle: Journalist, Assistant Night Editor .

      ^ Edward Kenny (nephew of Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh): The Splendid Years: recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh, as told to Edward Kenny, with appendices and lists of Irish theatre plays, Duffy and Co., Dublin. The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh, • An unmitigated, protracted libel upon Irish peasant men and, worse still, upon Irish peasant girlhood. The Freeman’s Journal, • It was not for the purpose of lessening Ireland's self-respect and holding her people up to the ridicule of the world that the 'National.


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The splendid years; recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh: As told to Edward Kenny, with appendices and lists of Irish theatre plays, Unknown Binding – January 1, by Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh (Author)4/5(1).

The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Shiubhlaigh as told to Edwa Hardcover – January 1, by Maire Nic SHIUBHLAIGH (Author)4/5(1). The splendid years ; recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh: as told to Edward Kenny, with appendices and lists of Irish theatre plays, Author: Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh ; Edward Kenny.

The Splendid Years by Maire Nic Shuibhlaigh, with Edward Kenny, edited by David Kenny is an extraordinary book, not just for its provenance – the memoirs of a famous Irish actress and a founding member of Ireland’s National Theatre, as related to her nephew, journalist, Edward Kenny and subsequently, lovingly revived, edited and re-published by his son, journalist and broadcaster.

Nic Shiubhlaigh, Maire (and Edward Kenny), The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh’s Story of the Irish National Theatre as Told to Edward Kenny (Dublin: J.

Duffy, ). Novick, Ben, ‘ Postal Censorship in Ireland, –16 ’, Irish Historical Studies, (May ), Cited by: 9. Maire Nic Shuibhlaigh is the author of The Splendid Years ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published )4/5.

Raised by his aunt Maire and his actress mother, Gipsy, The Splendid Years was the culmination of a ‘long, long interview’ spanning seven years.

David Kenny is Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh’s grandnephew. He is a journalist, broadcaster, author and songwriter. Buy The Splendid Years. Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh; as Told to Edward Keny. by Kenny Edward. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Kenny Edward. The Splendid Years. likes. Memoirs of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh (Mary Walker), founder actress of theAbbey Theatre, Ireland and leader of Cumann na mBan.

Nic Shiubhlaigh faded from public view in the decades after Independence, but towards the end of her life, Ted Kenny persuaded her to allow him to write a memoir. The Splendid Years – with a foreword by Padraic Colum – is Maire's first-hand account of some of the momentous events that shaped Irish history: including the establishment of the Abbey Theatre and her role as leader of the Cumann na mBan 'girls' in Jacob's Biscuit Factory during the Rising.

Extracted from The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shuibhlaigh, As Told to Edward Kenny (Dublin: James Duffy, ) pp. 23–6, 47–51, 56–9, 64–6. This Author: Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh. The Splendid Years. Prof. Anthony Roche of UCD, the reviewer of Maire Nic Shuiblaigh’s memoir The Splendid Years (New Island Books, €) about the early decades of the Abbey Theatre and the days of the Irish revolution, has asked that an amendment to the printed version be noted by readers.

The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh, As Told to Edward Kenny (Dublin: James Duffy, ) pp. 29– This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. PreviewCited by: 1. Nic Shiubhlaigh, Maire () The Splendid Years, recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh as told to Edward Kenny.

James Duffy and Co., Ltd, Dublin. O’Farrell, Mick () The Diaries of an Irish Rebel and a British Soldier.

Mercier Press, Co. Cork, Ireland. A founder actress of the Abbey Theatre, Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh spent Easter in Jacob’s Biscuit Factory with Tom MacDonagh, writes her grandnephew Dave Kenny. My grandaunt, Maire Nic. He was a journalist and, inpublished a book called The Splendid Years.

It is not a book. It is Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh’s uniquely entertaining and insightful personal memoir of the Irish. Seven women who played a key part in and beyond, impacting on society. by Sinead McCoole. Máire Nic Shiúbhlaigh. she published her autobiography The Splendid Years in May Gibney.

Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh Additional Papers (), Papers of actress and republican Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh. Includes letters and cards sent to Nic Shiubhlaigh from friends and associates including Padraic Colum, Alice Milligan, Lennox Robinson, Joseph Holloway and Seumas O'Sullivan.

Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh (and Edward Kenny) The Splendid Years: Recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh’s Story of the Irish National Theatre as told to Edward Kenny, (Dublin: J Duffy, ). O’Brennan, Lily M, ‘The Dawning of the Day’, Capuchin Annual,pp.

T he book recounted my grandaunt Maire nic Shiubhlaigh's participation in the foundation of the Abbey and her experiences leading Cumann na mBan in Jacobs. Maire married 'Uncle Bob' after the war.Poem from 'The Splendid Years', recollections of Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh; The Master; Vacillation [IV] [] The Four Ages Of Man [] introduction Mike; September ; Sally Gardens.Do thug sí Déirdre deorach os ár gcomhair go dtí go ndearna an uile dhuine brón léi.

Ní heol duinn éinne eile a chleachtas léiritheoireacht Ghael a bhfuil dán is ealaí an dráma aige fé mar atá ag Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh’.

D’fhill sí ar an Mhainistir inbhí ar an turas go .