Hubert Quinn

Life
[1902- ]; b. nr. Manchester, of Irish parents; ed. Lisburn, Co. Antrim; ordained Presbyterian minister in 1930; works include Mother Macree (1933); Jenny O’Neill; The Singing Parson; Dear Were the Days (1934); Irish Hearts; The Soil and the Stars; Hold Back the Shadows; The Land Remains; Mountain Idyll; My Lady of the Glen; Mine Eyes have seen the Glory (1953), in which characters are Roger Casement and Eoin McNeill. IF2

 

Works
Rhymes of a Rustic (Quota Press [?d}), 70pp.; The Land Remains and The Soil and the Stars, cited in J. W. Foster, Themes and Forces in Ulster Fiction (1974)

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Notes
Dear Were the Days (Dublin: Talbot 1934) is dedicated to A. M. Fullerton OBE CH, with foreword by Alexander Irvine referring warmly to ‘his people and my people of the glens of Antrim’.

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