Peadar Ó hAnnracháin

Life
1879-1965 [var.1873]; ‘Lorga Liathbhán, b. nr. Skibbereen, Co. Cork; son of native speaker, he learnt Irish late in his school days [sic]; travelling Gaelic League teacher, 1901-18; joined Irish Volunteers, 1913, interned in Ireland and England [as Volunteer] several times between 1916-1921; ed. Gaelic journals; incl. The Southern Star, 1917-18; thereafter turning to farming; registrar Cork County Council; much work buried in news files; an itinerarium of Ireland, based on League travels, in An Claidheamh Soluis, 1908; another in issues of the Irish Nation; ‘Tar Eis na Fearthainne, printed in Fáinne an Lae (1918); a play, Stiana, produced at the Abbey, 1944; several accounts of his work for the League, Fé bhrat an Chonnartha (1944), and two volumes of Mar Maireas É (1953 and 1955), the second volume of Mar Maireas É deals with 1917-19. DIW OXCO

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Works
Poems, An Chaise Gharbh: dánta a scríobhadh le Peadar Ó hAnnracháin (Baile Átha Cliath: Cló na gCoinneal 1918); An Chaise Riabhach (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig Díolta Foillseacháin Rialtais 1937), 79pp.

Autobiography & Miscellaneous, Machtnamh cime [An 2ú cur-amach] (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig Díolta Foillseacháin Rialtais 1933), 215pp.; Mar chonnac-sa Éire (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig Díolta Foillseacháin Rialtais [1937]), 292pp., rep. as Nuala de Barra (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig an tSoláthair 1944); Fé bhrat an Chonnartha (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig an tSolathair 1944), 731pp. [in English]; Mar Maireas É, 2 vols. (Baile Átha Cliath: Oifig an tSoláthair 1953, 1955).

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Criticism
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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