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Daniel Corkery 1878-1964

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Born in Cork. He was a teacher, novelist, short story writer, dramatist and scholar who had a profound influence on Irish writing. Among those he either taught or influenced were Frank O’Connor, Seán O’Faolain and Séamus Murphy. He was a strong supporter of the Irish language and caused controversy for his views on the Anglo-Irish tradition and the Celtic revival. Corkery’s works include A Munster Twilight, The Hounds of Banba, The Stormy Hills, Earth out of Earth, The Threshold of Quiet, The Hidden Ireland and Synge and Irish Anglo Irish Literature. He is buried in Cork.

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