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A citizen’s diary, or The Sinn Féin rising of 1916 as seen from a suburb of Dublin: a personal narrative Öffentlichkeit Deposited

A citizen’s diary, or The Sinn Féin rising of 1916 as seen from a suburb of Dublin: a personal narrative

Alternative title
  • The Sinn Féin rising of 1916 as seen from a suburb of Dublin: a personal narrative
Identifier
  • IE TCD MS 10066/192
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
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  • created 1916
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Abstract
  • ‘A citizen’s diary’ by Henry Hanna (barrister), 1916 or ‘The Sinn Féin rising of 1916 as seen from a suburb of Dublin: a personal narrative’. Xerox of a typescript annotated in red ink by (William) Denis Johnston (1901-1984) who lived on the same street as Hanna in Dublin (Lansdowne Road). Johnston was born in Dublin in 1901, son of William Johnston (1868-1940), barrister and Supreme Court judge and Kathleen Johnston (1860-1944), née King. He worked as a barrister in Dublin in the late 1920s and 1930s while taking an active part in the Dublin Drama League, where he met the Abbey actress Shelah Richards, whom he married in 1928. They had two children: the novelist Jennifer Johnston and (William) Micheal Johnston. Upon his divorce from Shelah Richards in February 1945 Johnston married actress Betty Chancellor in March of that year. He and Betty had two children: Jeremy and Rory.TCD MS 10066/192 is part of collection: Papers of (William) Denis Johnston.
Bibliography
  • Bernard Adams, Denis Johnston: a life (Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2002).Denis Johnston, Nine Rivers from Jordan (London: Derek Verschoyle, 1953).Denis Johnston, In Search of Swift (Dublin: Hodges Figgis, 1959).Denis Johnston, The Brazen Horn (Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1976).Orders and Desecrations, ed. Rory Johnston (Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1992).Denis Johnston: a retrospective, ed. Joseph Ronsley (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1981).The Dramatic Works of Denis Johnston, ed. Joseph Ronsley, 3 vols (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1992).Facebook page for Denis Johnston - Irish playwright (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Denis-Johnston-Irish-playwright/288041527979963?fref=ts)
Collection title
  • Papers of (William) Denis Johnston
Provenance
  • Johnston, Rory, 1946-, Donor
  • Donated by Denis Johnston’s daughter Jennifer, and sons Micheal, Jeremy, and Rory in May 1985.
  • Johnston, Micheal, 1935-, Donor
  • Johnston, Jeremy, 1939-, Donor
  • Johnston, Jennifer, 1930-, Donor
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  • pens (drawing and writing)
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  • copy paper
Culture
  • Irish
Digital object identifier
  • MS10066-192_01
Source
  • 0145455

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