Seán [Brendan] Ó Lúing

Life
1917- [Seán Brendán Ó Lúing; occas. err. Luing]; b. Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry, ed. locally and at St. Brendan’s, Killarney, and UCD; spent three years as a school-teacher; joined Translation Dept. at Dáil Eireann, 1943-82; Art Ó Gríofa (1953) [Arthur Griffith]; John Devoy (1961); The Fremantle Mission (Tralee 1965), on rescue of Fenians from Van Demans Land [Australia], 1876; Ó Donnabháin Rosa, 2 vols. (1969); I Die In a Good Cause (Tralee 1970), biography of Thomas Ashe; Thomas Ashe (1970); Kuno Meyer (Geography Publications 1991); also ‘Arthur Griffith and Sinn Fein’, in F. X. Martin, ed., Leaders and Men of the Easter Rising, Dublin 1916 (1967). DIW

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Works
John Devoy (Baile Átha Cliath: Cló Morainn 1961); Art Ó Gríofa (Baile Átha Cliath: Sáirséal agus Dill 1953); Freemantle Mission (Tralee: Anvil Books. 1965); Ó Donnabháin Rosa 1 (Baile Átha Cliath: Sáirséal agus Dill 1969); intro. to Joseph Denieffe, A Personal Narrative of the IRB (1969); I Die in a Good Cause (Tralee: Anvil Books 1970); ‘Douglas Hyde and the Gaelic League’, Studies (Summer 1973), [q.p.]; Celtic Studies in Europe and Other Essays (Geography Publications 1998) [essay topics incl. Hyde, Robin Flower, Griffith, Meyer, R. A. Macalister, et al.]. See bibl. citations in Máirín Nic Eoin, An Litríocht Réigiúnach (Baile Átha Cliath: An Clóchomhar Ttá 1982).

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Criticism
See Oliver Snoddy, ‘Notes on Literature in Irish Dealing with the Fight for Freedom’, in Éire-Ireland, 3, 2 (Summer 1968), pp. 138-48.

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