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Macallai Pádraig Feiritéar, Lia ós a Leacht

Posted by Seoirse on 7/15/1998 in Genaology

Le Barra Ó Donnabháin   This article originally appeared in The Irish Echo DATED: July, 15-21, 1998 View on Irish Echo site I mí Lúnasa na bliana seo caite chuir Breandán Feiritéar glaoch orm á rá go raibh sé chun turas a thabhairt ar Nua Eabhrac. Bhí sé ag obair ar scannán faisnéise ar shaol Phádraig Feiritéar (1856-1924). Dúirt sé go mbíodh "An Síogaí Infhiúchtach," mar ainm cleite ag Pádraig agus go mbíodh sé ag scríobh altanna don Gaodhal agus don Gaelic American. D’iarr sé orm roinnt cuardaithe a dhéanamh i Leabharlann na Cathrach. An lá céanna fuaireas bosca mór ó Angela Carter agus tuairim... Read More


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Patricia Clare Ferriter

photo b. April 25, 1909
d. December 31, 1994

  Patricia Clare Ferriter was born on April 25, 1909, in Dickinson, North Dakota, to John Ferriter and Katherine McNertney.  She began painting as a child when she was in bed for a full year with an illness.  In the late 1920s, Clare attended the Massachusetts School of Fine Arts.  From 1931-1933  she lived in the Philippines, where her father was stationed as an Army captain.  Part of the time she worked worked as an illustrator for The Manila Times, an English-language newspaper. It was at this job that she dropped her first name and from then on used the name "Clare Ferriter" exclusively. She... Read More