De Siúnta, Earnán (Ernest Edwin Joynt)
(1874–1949), engineer and Irish-language enthusiast, was born Ernest Edwin Joynt, 11 November 1874, at the family residence in Knox St., Ballina, Co. Mayo, only son among four children of Richard Watson Joynt, editor of the Ballina Herald…...
Hutton, Mary Ann (1862–1953),
Irish-language scholar and writer, was born in Manchester, England, the eldest child of James Drummond (qv) and his wife Frances (née Classon),
who later had two sons and five more daughters. Secondary sources…...
Ó Glaisne, Risteárd (1927–2003),
teacher, ecumenist, and
journalist, was born 2 September 1927 in Bandon, Co.
Cork, the third of four children of George William Giles and his wife Sara Jane
(née Vickery). He attended Bandon Grammar School and TCD…...
Ó hUid, Tarlach (1917–90), Irish-language writer and journalist, was born Augustus Walter
Hood on 13 January 1917 in south
Deptford, London, one of three sons and two
daughters of munitions worker and later carpenter, Augustus Walter Hood, and his wife,
Ada Brockwell. He changed his…...