The Years Flew By. Recollections of Sidney Gifford Czira (1974)

Author: John Brennen

Book ID: 65611

Price: 65.00

The Years Flew By: The Recollections of Madame Sidney Gifford Czira. Conclusion by Jack White. Dublin: Gifford, 1974. First Edition. Cream pictorial wrappers, lightly browned, contents in good condition.

Illustrated with twelve plates.

Born Sidney Gifford in 1889 into a well-off Protestant unionist family, she was attracted to the nationalist cause and started publishing articles as a school girl for Arthur Griffith’s Sinn Fein. For the next 65 years she was well-known as a journalist, broadcaster and political activist, and counted as her friends and associates, the men and women who were leaders of the nationalist struggle.

She also provides us with a vivid picture of some of the customs and social life in Dublin in the early twentieth century, and recounts the exciting developments in theatre during this Irish literary revival.

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