Lady Gregory

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Kinvara Carnival – 1961

Connacht Tribune 1st July, 1961 On Sunday Carnival time, despite the rain, opened in Kinvara. Some fifty years ago Lady Gregory wrote her patriotic little masterpiece, “The Rising of the Moon,” with a setting on Kinvara Quay. On Sunday the Kinvara Dramatic Society, under producer Mr. Thomas Donnellan, N.T. staged her drama, somewhat adapted for … Continue reading

A Visit to Lady Gregory – 1921

The North American Review, Vol. 214, No. 789 (August 1921) pp. 190 – 200 by Signe Toksvig To get from Dublin to Coole Park, the home of Lady Gregory, one normally takes a train from Dublin to Athenry, and another from Athenry to Gort, the village nearest to Coole. But times were not exactly normal … Continue reading

Duras House -1962

Connacht Tribune August, 25th 1962 p.25 (abridged) The Kiltartan Society will meet at Duras House Kinvara, on Sunday next to celebrate the first anniversary of the rebirth of this romantic house, which was presented to the nation as a Youth Hostel by Denis and Adrian Elrill of Limerick. A paper will be read entitled “The … Continue reading

The Kinvarra Prosecution – 1901

Tuam Herald, 28th September, 1901 p.2 We understand that as a result of the police prosecution of Bartley Hynes for putting his name in Irish on his cart Mr Edward Martyn has ordered his name to be put in Irish on all his carts and so has Lady Gregory. It is said that the cards … Continue reading

A trip to Kinvara – 1912

Tuam Herald August, 31st 1912 p2 (abridged) Mr Jack Yates and Mrs Yates are staying at Coole Park with Lady Gregory. He is a distinguished artist of the new school of Irish art. On Sunday a party from Coole drove to Dungory Castle – the fine old castle owned by Edward Martyn – and lunched … Continue reading

Lady Gregory – 1909

The Tuam Herald, 6th March, 1909 Lady Gregory, who has been ill the last fortnight is, we are very pleased to say, now wholly convalescent. She is devoting her spare time to planting trees of which she has put down a very large quantity already in her beautiful and picturesque demesne.

The Seven Heavens – 1906

https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ A Book of Saints and Wonders – according to the Old Writings and the memory of the People of Ireland. Lady Gregory – 1906 Book Five – Great wonders of Olden Times (edited) The Seven Heavens As to the Seven Heavens that are around the earth; The first of them is both bright and … Continue reading

Our Irish Theatre – Augusta Lady Gregory

Our Irish Theatre: A chapter in Autobiography by Lady Gregory. New York: The Knickerbocker Press. G. Putnam’s Sons, New York, London. 1913. pp. 4-7 Later in the year I was staying for a few days with old Count de Basterot, at Duras, that is beyond Kinvara and beside the sea. He had been my husband’s … Continue reading

“The greatest wonder…” Lady Gregory

The Catholic Press (NSW: 1885-1942) Thursday 22nd, July, 1926 Page 3 https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ Excerpt of review titled Lady Gregory’s Note-book  An entertaining volume. “The greatest wonder I ever saw was one time near Kinvara at a funeral. There came a car along the road and a lady on it having a plaid cloak, as was the fashion, and … Continue reading

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