Synge

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The insufferable James Joyce – 1924

Advocate Melbourne 2nd October, 1924 p.20 (abridged) In a letter from our London correspondent, which appears in this issue, reference is made to a couple of plays which pretend to treat certain phases of Irish character. These plays bring into being a new “stage Irishman.” This mythical “gentleman” is far worse than the old “stage … 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

Corofin – 1826

The Monitor (Sydney) 17th November, 1826(abridged) Our readers are aware that a Public School has been for a time kept under the patronage of Mr. Synge, of Dysart near the market town of Corofin. It is no less notorious that the School has met with considerable opposition from Mr. Murphy, the Priest of the Parish. … Continue reading

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