Gaelic League

Connections

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Education Augusta Gregory
AG began studying the Irish language with the Gaelic League 's London branch.
Murphy, Maureen. “Lady Gregory and the Gaelic League”. Lady Gregory, Fifty Years After, edited by Ann Saddlemyer and Colin Smythe, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, 1987, pp. 143 - 62.
145
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Sigerson
George Sigerson , DS 's father, was a doctor specialising in nervous disorders (a new area of research), a poet, and a Gaelic scholar. He lectured on biology at the National University of Ireland ...
Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
In October 1897 AG met and became a friend of the founder of the Gaelic League , Douglas Hyde .
Murphy, Maureen. “Lady Gregory and the Gaelic League”. Lady Gregory, Fifty Years After, edited by Ann Saddlemyer and Colin Smythe, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, 1987, pp. 143 - 62.
145
She had tremendous respect for Hyde, whom she called [f]irst among the builders of...
Friends, Associates Katharine Tynan
Among those who frequented KT 's salon were George Russell (Æ), Irish Nationalist and Fenian leader John O'Leary , Gaelic scholar and revivalist Douglas Hyde (founder of the Gaelic League , 1893), and George Sigerson
Friends, Associates Ella Hepworth Dixon
She often stayed with Count and Countess Lützow in Bohemia, where in 1903 she met Sibell, Countess of Cromartie , whom she described as one of my firmest friends ever since.
Dixon, Ella Hepworth. "As I Knew Them". Huchinson, 1930.
71
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Literary responses Charlotte Brooke
CB was warmly appreciated in Ireland. She influenced there a parallel effort to preserve traditional music as she had preserved traditional words: that of Edward Bunting , who edited in 1796 the first volume...
Occupation Augusta Gregory
With the help of Douglas Hyde and her Irish-language teacher Norma Borthwick , AG helped to found a branch of the Gaelic League in Galway.
Gregory, Augusta. Selected Writings. McDiarmid, Lucy and Maureen WatersEditors , Penguin, 1995.
51
Murphy, Maureen. “Lady Gregory and the Gaelic League”. Lady Gregory, Fifty Years After, edited by Ann Saddlemyer and Colin Smythe, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, 1987, pp. 143 - 62.
145-6
Occupation Augusta Gregory
Although most of the plays produced by the Irish Literary Theatre were performed in English, the founders tried hard to get friends in the Gaelic League to put on plays in the Irish language.
Gregory, Augusta. Our Irish Theatre. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1913.
83
politics Augusta Gregory
AG 's politics remain the subject of critical debate. The difficulty arises over the fact that, as Colm Tóibín puts it, she managed to inhabit two ideologies—that of the landlord and that of the nationalist—at...
Publishing Augusta Gregory
AG 's lengthy essay Ireland, Real and Ideal, published in Nineteenth Century, commended the work of the Irish Agricultural Organization Society and the Gaelic League .
McDiarmid, Lucy, Maureen Waters, and Augusta Gregory. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, 1995, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
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Murphy, Maureen. “Lady Gregory and the Gaelic League”. Lady Gregory, Fifty Years After, edited by Ann Saddlemyer and Colin Smythe, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, 1987, pp. 143 - 62.
149, 414n25
Publishing Augusta Gregory
Published by the Unicorn Press in London, the collection gathers articles that first appeared in such journals as the New Ireland Review, the All Ireland Review, the Claidhearn Soluis, and the...
Publishing Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
COCE published with An Cló-Chumann of Dublin, in a second edition, a leaflet, Simple advice to be followed by all who desire the good of Ireland, and especially by Gaelic Leaguers.
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Timeline

31 July 1893
The Gaelic League was founded, with Douglas Hyde as president, to promote Irish language and native culture in a non-denominational manner.