Remembering How We Stood (1975)
Book ID: 63375
Remembering How We Stood. Bohemian Dublin at the Mid-Century. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1975. Pp xiv, 168. Near fine in pictorial dust jacket.
John Ryan’s reminiscences of literary Dublin and of the many characters who patronised his famous pub, “The Bailey” in Duke Street.
John Ryan was a well-known figure in Dublin for over fifty years. He studied at the National College of Art and from 1946 onwards exhibited regularly with the RHA, the Oireachtas and the Living Art exhibitions. He was editor of the literary and arts journals, Envoy (1949-51) and The Dublin Magazine (1969-74), as well as a long-time contributor to Sunday Miscellany on Radio Eireann.