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Seumas MacManus 1869-1960

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Born at Inver, County Donegal. He worked as a teacher for some years before leaving for America. He wrote short stories, novels, plays and folklore. His works include The Townland of Tamney, In Chimney Corners: Merry Tales of Irish Folklore, A Lad of the O’Friels, The Woman of Seven Sorrows, Donegal Fairy Stories, Top of the Morning, The Story of the Irish Race and the autobiographical The Rocky Road to Dublin. In 1901 he married Ethna Carbery (q.v.) who died the following year. He is buried in the same grave as his wife, Ethna Carbery, in County Donegal.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book