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The Works of Caitlín Maude (2)

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Full title: Caitlín Maude: dánta, drámaiocht, agus prós

Creator / Author: Caitlín Maude. Ciarán Ó Coigligh a chuir in eagar

Item Type / Page count: Book / 207p

When Published: 2005

Publisher / Place of Publication: Coiscéim / 91 Bothar Bhinn Éadair, Páirc na bhFianna, Binn Éadair, Baile Átha Cliath 13.

About: This book is all that is needed in relation to the literary output of the multifaceted and multi-talented Caitlín Maude. It collects in a single volume two earlier books (‘Dánta’, 1984 and ‘Drámaiocht, agus Prós’, 1988). As well as the poems, plays and prose penned by Caitlín Maude, the book contains two important essays on her work. The first is by Tomás Mac Siomóin in the form of the foreword to the poems (pp 2-17). The second is by the editor, Ciarán Ó Coigligh and entitled ‘Léamh an Eagarthóra ar na Dánta’ (pp 83-111). Both essays are in the Irish Language.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Brollach — Focal Buiochais / Ciarán Ó Coigligh – [Caitlín Maude: Dánta] — Réamhra: Ó iochtar mara / Tomás Mac SiomóinImpí – Concerto – Treall – Guimis — Na Blátha – Comhghairdeachas – Iobairt – Rhoda – Aimhréidh – Liobar — An Mháthair — Mo Dháimh — Sneachta 1968 — Lá amháin — Is é an fear céanna — Mar sheach-fhile na bhfilí mbalbh — D’fhan muid ar feadh an lae — Tá sé in am an dán deiridh a scriobh – Dán — D’Iarchara — An Bhileog Bhán — Amhrán Grá Vietnam – Comhairle – Mithráth — Litir ón Aire Cultúir — Do mo Ghrá — Dánta agus Dreancaidi (Miola dáirire) — Géibheann — Oedipus Rex—dhá bhliain d’aois—buachaill beag dá athair — An Mháthairab — Sparán na Péiste Móire – Rámhaillí — A Dhé — Tiomáint na Bó — Amhrán Bréagach – Oilithreacht — An Lá ar Maraiodh an Mhuc — Marbh Beo – Feall — Caoineadh na Mná Ti — Urlabhra Laidine — Mallacht Chromail — I m’áit dhúchais ó thuaidh — Idir an Paidrín Páirteach — An tÉinin Dubh — Comhdhail na nOthar — “Watch that passionate man” — “Is there one who understands me?” — Rachainn go Ceann Léime leat –Santaim rann na sláinte – Silstean — Snim agus snasaim – Rún — Fliuchann an braon mé – Léamh an Eagarthóra ar na Dánta — Ord na nDánta — Clár na nDánta a foilsiodh — Aitheasc cois uaigh Chaitlín Maude-Ui Luain R.I.P / Ciarán Ó Coigligh — Clár na gCéadlínte.

[Caitlín Maude: Drámaíocht agus pros] – RéamhráAn Lasair Choille — An Bhréag — Snas agus Éascaiocht — Ciseán nó Dhó — Tost Dátheangach — An Bonnán Buí — Tiarnaí Talún na Cathrach — Duais-Aistí 1972 — Cuairt ar an mBriotáin — Comhluadar Gaelach — Cén Bóthar? — Margadh na Saoire — Malairt SaoiI — Dátheangachas agus Ilteangachas sna Tiortha Ceilteacha — Trá no Tuile — An tSiceolaiocht agus an Pholaitiocht — An Dá Thra — Togadh an Da Dhiogha — Madrai an BhaiIe — Glaoch ó Dhia — An Mháthairab — Tigh Nábla – Luaithe — Clár Saothair Drámaíochta agus Próis.

WW Connection #1: Caitlín Maude spent some time as a teacher in Carnew in South West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to the Publisher’s website .

Extra #4: Link to an Irish Language biographical essay on Caitlín Maude via ainm.ie.

Noelle Keogh’s Carnew Collection

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Full title: Carnew: a Town of History & Heritage

Creator / Author:  Noelle Keogh [Co-ordinator, designer and editor]

Item Type / Page count: Book / 264p

When Published: 2015

Publisher / Place of Publication: [The Author] / Carnew, Co. Wicklow.

About: A most interesting compilation of photographs, historical book extracts, articles and short pieces. A large number of the articles had their origin in interviews with some local residents. The editor / co-ordinator has produced a unique and substantial collection of material relating to Carnew. There has been considerable local interest in this publication, resulting in all copies being quickly sold out.

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Disclaimer – Introduction – [ABOUR CARNEW] Extract from Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837 — Extract from the Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland 1844-1845 – Extract from Slater’s Directory 1894 – My Memories of Carnew (taken from an interview with Andy Brennan) – [BUSINESSES] Public Houses — Shops – Post Office & Bank — Butchers – Bakers — [TRADES AND MANUFACTURING] Blacksmiths and Forges – Occupations & Trades (taken from an interview with John McEvoy) – Tailors, Drapers & Shoemakers — Manufacturing – Kilcavan Quarry (taken from an interview with John Wilkinson) – Picture Gallery – [EDUCATION] Carnew National School – School Days (taken from an interview with Bill Molloy) – Picture Gallery including 1923 School Roll — All Saints National School – Documentation on School Dispute – Coláiste Bhríde – The First Class – Picture Gallery – Other Schools – [RELIGION] Religion (taken from an interview with John McEvoy) – All Saints Church – St. Brigid’s Church – Church of the Most Holy Rosary – Wesleyan Chapel – [AGRICULTURE] Fowl Market – Castle Dairy – Fairs & Marts (taken from an interview with John Wilkinson) – Ploughing Matches – Agricultural Show — Threshing – Corn Mills – My Memories of the Threshing (taken from an interview with John Wilkinson) – Agricultural Work (taken from an interview with Bill Molloy) – [SPORTS AND RECREATION] Horse Racing — Cricket — GAA – Carnew Emmets GAA Club / by Etty Kilbride – Photo Gallery — Tennis – Sports Day – Recreation — Music – At Home Week – [LAW AND ORDER] (taken from an interview with John Wilkinson) – [MILITARY] Military Records up to and including World War 1 – World War 2 (taken from an interview with John Wilkinson) – Memories of World War 2 (taken from an interview with John McEvoy) – [THEN AND NOW] Photo Gallery – [1798] Information from Interviews – Unrecorded Account as Told by an Old Resident – [CARNEW CASTLE] – [LANDLORDS] – Fitzwilliams — Landlords – Big Houses – [FAMINE] — The Poor House (taken from an interview with John McEvoy) – [EMIGRATION] – [MEDICAL] [RURAL ELECTRIFICATION] Working on the Rural Electrification (taken from an interview with Andy Brennan) – [SNOW OF 1947] (taken from an interview with John McEvoy).

Extra #1: Profusely illustrated with photographs.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

The Works of Caitlín Maude (1)

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Full title: Caitlín Maude: drámaíocht agus prós

Creator / Author: Caitlín Maude, edited by Ciarán Ó Coigligh

Item Type / Page count: Book / 102p

When Published: 1988

Publisher / Place of Publication: Coiscéim / 127 Bóthar na Trá, Baile Átha Cliath 4.

About: This is a collection of the plays and prose of the Irish-language writer, Caitlín Maude (1941-1982). She was also a teacher, poet, actress and singer. She died from cancer at the relatively young age of 41, and has left a small but significant artistic legacy. A primary school in Tallaght, Dublin is named after her.

ID number(s): None

Contents: Réamhrá – An Lasair Choille [play] – An Bhreág – Snas agus Éascaíocht – Ciseán Nó Dhó – Tost Dátheangach – An Bunnán Buí – Tiarnaí Talún na Cathrach – Duais-Aistí 1972 – Cuairt ar an mBriotáin – Comhluadar Gaelach – Cén Bóthar? – Margadh na Saoire – Malairt Saoil – Dátheangachas agus Ilteangachas sna Tíortha Ceilteacha – Trá nó Tuile – An tSíceolaíocht agus an Pholaitíocht – An Dá Thrá – Toghadh an dá Dhíogha – Madraí an Bhaile – Glaoch ó Dhia – An Mháthairab [play] – Tigh Nábla – Luaithe – Aguisín: Rún – Fliuchann an braon mé – Clár Saothair Drámaíochta agus Próis – Innéacs.

WW Connection #1: Caitlín Maude spent some time as a teacher in Carnew in South West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Link to an Irish-language biographical essay on Caitlín Maude via website ainm.ie.

A Farm and Family Saga

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Full title: Deny Me Not [a novel]

Creator / Author: Margaret Hawkins

Item Type / Page count: Book / 430p

When Published: 2013

Publisher / Place of Publication: Bushel Press / Co. Wexford

About: Hannah Casey has never known her father but when she becomes aware of his name she searches him out. This novel teases out the dramatic events her arrival has on her otherwise childless father and his wider family. Farmland and inheritance is a combustible mix. What chickens will come home to roost before the book’s end?

ID number(s): 9780957534223

WW Connection #1: The author is originally from Tinahely in south-west Wicklow and attended Carnew Vocational School.

Extra #1: Opening lines: ““Odd.” Hannah Casey thought there was nothing in the envelope at first, it looked so flat. It was her mother’s handwriting, she knew, but weak and spidery this time, as if control had gone out of the hand behind it…..”

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #4: Read an excerpt from the book via the author’s website:  http://www.margarethawkins.ie/deny-me-not/

Brief Irish Lives (4) – Caitlín Maude (1941-1982)

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Full title: Beathaisnéis (Volumes 1-9)

Creator / Author: Diarmuid Breathnach & Máire Ní Mhurchú

Item Type / Page count [1]: Book Series / Various pagings

Item Type / Page count [2]: Website / Publicly accessible

When Published: [1] Book Series 1986-2003 / [2] Website 2011-

Publisher / Place of Publication [1]: An Clóchomhar / Dublin.

Publisher / Place of Publication [2]: Fiontar / Olscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath, Baile Atha Cliath / Dublin City University, Dublin.

About: The Beathaisnéis Series comprises nine volumes of short Irish-language essays on the lives of important and not-so-important Irish-speaking men and women. There are over 1,700 people featured from 1560 to the present and we will revisit this excellent series to highlight other Irish speakers who have a connection to West Wicklow. The text of all 9 volumes has now been digitised and published as a fully-searchable database on the website Ainm.ie

This blog entry refers to Caitlín Maude who was born in Casla (Costelloe) in the Galway Gaeltacht in 1941. Caitlín was a multi-talented individual. Her profession was as a teacher but she was also a dramatist, poet, actress, singer and musician. She died from cancer at the relatively young age of 41, and has left a small but significant artistic legacy.

ID number(s): 0953294730 / 9780903758765 / 0903758652 / 0903758830 / 0903758768 / 9780903758550

WW Connection #1: Caitlín Maude spent some time as a teacher in Carnew in South West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Link to the biographical essay on Caitlín Maude via ainm.ie.

Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

And Then There Was Rose

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Full title: Restless spirit: the story of Rose Quinn [a novel]

Creator / Author: Margaret Hawkins

Item Type / Page count: Book / 287p / 288p

When Published: 2006 (1st ed.) / 2013 (2nd ed.)

Publisher / Place of Publication (1st edition): Mercier Press / Douglas Village, Cork

Publisher / Place of Publication (2nd edition): Bushel Press / Co. Wexford

About: This novel is based on a real life person, Rose Quinn (1870-1907), and can be considered a biography in everything but name. Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed there by her husband. The narrator’s father only discloses this information about his aunt shortly before he died. The book provides a picture of what asylum life was like and how Irish society of the early twentieth-century looked on families who had a relative in the asylum. The book also traces parallels between the narrator’s life and that of Rose Quinn – the restless spirit.

ID number(s): 9781856354967 / 1856354962 / 9780957534209

Chapters: Prologue – ‘And then there was Rose’ – Summer 1906 – Extraordinary story – Breakthrough – Matchmaking – Records seen — Soldiers and spectacle – Revelation – The child – Liverpool bound – Clay game – Pattern at St. Senan’s – Wedding day – Response – Committal – Workhouse – More Connection – Transfer – Coming home – Asylum – The way it works: Catherine – Final journey – Big day – More coincidence – Loose ends – Research at St. Senan’s – Appendix 1: Other asylums – Appendix 2: Mental health legislation — Bibliography – A poem for Rose – About the author.

WW Connection #1: The author is originally from Tinahely in south-west Wicklow and attended Carnew Vocational School.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Read an excerpt from the book via the author’s website:  http://www.margarethawkins.ie/deny-me-not/published-work/fiction/

Extra #4: Browse the 1901 Census for Rose Quinn.

Extra #5: Contains several black & white personal and documentary photographs.

In The Footsteps of Dean Swift

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Full title: Mark of Protest: an autobiography

Creator / Author: Victor Griffin

Item Type / Page count: Book / 235p

When Published: 1993

Publisher / Place of Publication: Gill & Macmillan Ltd. / Goldenbridge, Dublin 8.

About: This is the autobiography of The Very Reverend Victor Gilbert Benjamin Griffin, also known as Dean Victor Griffin. He is a Church of Ireland clergyman, who after spending over 20 years ministering in Derry, was appointed Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. He held this position from 1969 to 1991 and became a well-known figure in Irish public life.

ID number(s): 0717118746

Chapters: Acknowledgements — Childhood — Farm — Living in a Minority Community — Kilkenny — Mountjoy — Trinity — Derry — Northern Divisions — Daphne — St. Patrick’s Cathedral — Appeal — Croke Park and Lansdowne Road — Visitors to St. Patrick’s – Dublin in Crisis – Inflammatory Words – Battling for Pluralism – Ecumenical Needs – The Protestant Perspective – Index.

WW Connection #1: Victor Griffin was born in Carnew in South West Wicklow in 1924.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Includes eight pages of black & white photographs.

Extra #4: View the 1911 Census Return for the Griffins of Woolgreen Street, Carnew.

The Write Stuff From Carnew

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Full title: A light in the room: Carnew writers

Creator / Author: Seamus O’Connor (Co-ordinator) & contributors

Item Type / Page count: Book / 42p

When Published: 1994

Publisher / Place of Publication: Carnew Writers’ Group? / Carnew, Co. Wicklow

About: A collection of short stories, articles, essays and poems written by members of a creative writing group that originated from evening classes in the local Colaiste Bhride school in Carnew.

ID number(s): None

Chapters: Editorial / Seamus O’Connor — Fantasy flight / S. E. Behan  – A narrow squeak / Richard Barton — Therese / Kay Keating Cullen  — To Tomacork / Pat Doyle — Burial at Doolin / Elizabeth Rawson  — The black valley / Marcella Byrne  — Appreciation / E. J. Twamley  — Auntie’s wedding cake / Kathleen Donegan — Heartache / Annie Molloy — Happiness / Annie Molloy — Speed to the plough / E. J. Twamley — Ink dots / Breda Murphy — The Flood / Breda Murphy — Children’s story / E. J. Twamley — B-17 Boeing Flying Fortress / Adrian McLaughlin — Man / Claire Molloy — A girls head / Marcus Fox — Family / Noeleen Doyle — Timothy / Kathleen Donegan — The wind / Sylvia Behan — Gloria / Kay Keating Cullen  — Snow / Jennifer Hannan — Apart / Marcella Byrne — A flower / John Earley — Living in Liverpool / E. J. Twamley — Spring garden / Jane Austin — Autumn leaves / Marcella Byrne — A child’s logic / Sylvia Behan — Pests / Richard Barton — Hello / Kathleen Donegan — The field / S. E. Behan  – Mystery /Annie Molloy — In the shadow of the fire / Matthew Behan — Notes on contributors.

WW Connection #1: Apart from the local Carnew area, the book also includes the contributions of writers from Ballinastraw, Shillelagh, Tinahely and Coolafancy in West Wicklow.

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

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