Hugh McCartan

Life
1885-? [H. A. McCartan]; b. Castlewellan, Co. Down; contrib. fiction and poems to journals; Silhouettes: Some Characters Studies from North and South (1918); O’Neill’s Folly (1929), about a Catholic family in an Ulster village during the gun-running days of 1913. IF/IF2

[ top ]

Works
Silhouettes: Some Characters Studies from North and South
(1918; another edn. 1921); O’Neill’s Folly (1929); The Glamour of Belfast (1921); Little White Roads [q.d.].

[ top ]

References
Stephen Brown
, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel 1919) lists Silhouettes, some characters studies from North and South (1918). Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction [Pt II] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), adds O’Neill’s Folly (1929), about a Catholic family in an Ulster village during the gun-running days of 1913.

Belfast Central Public Library holds H. A. McCartan, O’Neill’s Folly (1929); The Glamour of Belfast (1921); Little White Roads (n.d.); Silhouettes (1921 [edn.]).

[ top ]