Anna Pilz & Whitney Standlee, Network Team In the papers of Katharine Tynan Hinkson held at the John Rylands Library in Manchester is a strongly worded letter from 1902 that attests to the difficulties that tend to assail the editors of volumes of literature….
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So pleased to start this year working with @FortuneKwaku @dairymuffin @Adams_osaro @cn__smith on The Baptiste Programme a new play development project @IrishTheatreIns @IPSG @ScriptsIreland @SParkerTrust @IWWNetwork https://twitter.com/smockalley/status/1351243063809761281
This is Rachel Baptiste. She was a top singer from Ireland who enjoyed great success in the late 1700's. She performed here in Smock Alley as well as in many pleasure gardens here and in the UK. We've just launched a mentorship programme named after her. https://smockalley.com/baptiste-programme/
Teresa Deevy (21 Jan 1894 #Waterford-19 Jan 1963 #Waterford). Deaf dramatist (>25 plays eg Katie Roche @AbbeyTheatre), short stories & writer for radio (at least 12 plays). Pen name DV Goode. Member Cumann na mBan. 1954, elected to Irish Academy of Letters https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresa_Deevy
Lily Kempson (17 Jan 1897 Co #Wicklow-21 Jan 1996 Seattle, US, age 99). Moved to Dublin when young. Last surviving participant in 1916 Rising! Trade union activist & Irish Citizen Army. Got to US using relative's passport & married! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Kempson http://lily1916.com/biography
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