1891-1979; b. Dublin, son of IRB-man, and member of Sinn Féin;
ed. OConnell Schools and UCD (Celtic Studies); visited US to buy
arms from Germans; friend of Casement; asst. sec. Irish Volunteers, Comm.,
1913-15; asst. keeper Irish Antiquities, National Museum of Ireland, 1914-16;
Interned 1916; asst. keeper nat. Museum, 1922-1936; keeper of the Art
and Industrial Division, 1936-56; assisted Pádraig O Duinnín
revising Irish-English dictionary, 1923-27; translated works by classical
and modern European poets, and wrote a study of European poetry which
remains unpublished; modelled his poetry on Irish *bardic poetry and the
example of sophisticated early modernists such as Theophile Gautier and
Arthur Rimbaud, experimenting with verse forms and metres; d. Dublin.
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Poetry , Nua-Dhánta (1919), Dánta agus Duanóga (1929), Dánta an Lae
Indiu (1936), Dánta Eile (1946), Dánta agus
Duanta (1952), and Duanaire a Sé (1966).