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Gerald Griffin as a Christian brother

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Published by Catholic Truth Society of Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English


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Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL25935895M
OCLC/WorldCa29346422

Gerald Griffin was an Irish novelist, poet and playwright. He was born in Limerick, Ireland, the son of a brewer. He went to London in and became a reporter for one of the daily papers, and later turned to writing fiction. Once of his most famous works is The Collegians written about the murder of the Colleen Bawn .   GRIFFIN, Gerald Emerson, was born J and passed away "Sons are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him-- .

Gerald, with one brother and two sisters, was left behind under the care of an elder brother, a practising physician in Adare, County Limerick. Gerald had thought of following the profession of his brother, but love of literature had too strong a hold on him. His chief interest was in the drama. The modern stage he considered in a decadent. Gerald Griffin. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. A novelist, dramatist, lyricist; b. 12 December, , at Limerick, Ireland; d. at Cork, 12 June, His parents came from good families in the south of Ireland. Thirteen children were born to them, nine boys (of whom Gerald was the youngest) and four girls.

Gerald Griffin (Decem - J ) was an Irish poet, novelist, and playwright. Griffin, the son of a tradesman, was born and educated in Limerick. He went in to London, where most of his literary work was produced. In he returned to Ireland and, dividing his property among his brothers, devoted himself to a religious life by joining the Teaching Order of the Born: Decem Limerick]], Ireland. Gerald Griffin was best known as a novelist. He was the author of The Collegians, based on a true murder story, which has had a long, varied and successful career as a play by Dion Bouccicault.


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[W S Gill]. Gerald, with one brother and two sisters, was left behind under the care of an elder brother, a practising physician in Adare, County Limerick. Gerald had thought of following the profession of his brother, but love of literature had too strong a hold on him.

His chief interest was in the drama. Gerald Griffin was born in Limerick, Ireland, the son of a brewer. He went to London in and became a reporter for one of the daily papers, and later turned to writing fiction. One of his most famous works is The Collegians, a novel based on a trial he had reported on, that of John Scanlan, a Protestant Anglo-Irish man who murdered Ellen Hanley, a young Catholic Irish girl/5.

Buy Gerald Griffin: Poet, novelist, Christian brother, by Gill, W. S (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : W. S Gill. Gerald Griffin remained in Ireland, as well as his older brother, Dr William Griffin (–), with whom he went to live in Adare, co.

Limerick. He never saw his parents again and this sundering of the family circle clearly had a devastating effect on his sensitive and vulnerable nature. Buy Gerald Griffin, Poet, Novelist, Christian Brother. With plates, including a portrait by W.

Gill, Gerald Griffin (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Author: W. Gill, Gerald Griffin. In he became a teacher in Cork, and died there the following year of typhus fever. The Collegians is the best-known of Griffin's novels; it was described by Yeats as 'the most finished and artistic of all Irish stories', and hailed as 'the best Irish novel' by Aubrey de Vere, Gavan Duffy, and Justin M'Carthy.

Griffin gradually became completely inhibited as an artist by his increasing efforts to keep people's feelings "in the line they ought to go in". He turned a deaf ear to his brother Daniel's remon 2. Padraic Colum, Preface to Talbot Press edition of The Collegians.

Daniel Griffin, The Life of Gerald Griffin, 2nd ed. (London, ), see. Buy this book today at your local Christian bookstore, OR buy online now from Xulon Press at this address: Gerald Griffin has 96 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gerald Griffin’s most popular book is The Collegians.

Biography. Gerald Griffin was born in Limerick, Ireland, the son of a brewer. He went to London inbecoming a reporter for one of the daily newspapers, and later turned to writing fiction. One of his most famous works is The Collegians, a novel based on a trial on which he had reported, that of John Scanlan, a Protestant Anglo-Irish man who murdered Ellen Hanley, a young Catholic Irish : 12 DecemberLimerick, Ireland.

Gerald Griffin / by: Davis, Robert Bernard, Published: () Gerald Griffin: as a Christian brother. Two studies in integrity: Gerald Griffin and the Rev.

Francis Mahony ("Father Prout") by: Mannin, Ethel, Published: (). InGriffin burned all his unpublished manuscripts and joined the Christian Brothers at the North Monastery, Cork. He was known as Brother Joseph until he died there of typhus fever in There are streets named after Gerald Griffin in Limerick and in Cork City, and Loughill/Ballyhahill GAA club in west Limerick plays under the name of.

The early Christian Brothers and epidemics in Ireland Edmund Rice and the early Christian Brothers survived at least two epidemics. The Typhus epidemic in Ireland caused ab Gerald, with one brother and two sisters, was left behind under the care of an elder brother, a practicing physician in Adare, County Limerick.

Gerald had thought of following the profession of his brother, but love of literature had too strong a hold on him. His chief interest was in the drama. The modern stage he considered in a decadent. Gerald Griffin. Griffin, Gerald, poet and novelist, was born, 12th Decemberin Limerick, where his father was a brewer.

Gerald was a remarkably gentle and susceptible lad. His first master was Richard McEligot, a genius of some celebrity in Limerick. Gerald Griffin () was an Irish novelist, poet and playwright.

The son of a brewer, he went to London in and became a reporter for one of the daily papers, and later turned to writing fiction. In he burned all of his unpublished manuscripts, joined the Catholic religious order "Congregation of Christian Brothers" in Cork, and died at their monastery.

He was predeceased by a son, Gerald J. Griffin and a brother, Michael Griffin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a.m. on Thursday at Sacred Heart Church, Sacred Heart Drive, Groton. Christian Brothers.

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There, amid a number of graves bearing on modest headstones the names of the saintly dead, lie the.