The Geographical Distribution of Irish Ability (1906)
Book ID: 66300
The Geographical Distribution of Irish Ability. Dublin: Gill, 1906. First Edition. Pp xvii, 333. Green cloth boards, lettered in black & gilt. Neat library stamp to title page, otherwise a very good copy.
A documented account of the remarkable extent of Ireland’s contribution to literature, art, music, science, military service, etc.
David James O’Donoghue is best remembered for his biographical dictionary ‘The poets of Ireland’ (1892-3), one of the most comprehensive compilations of Irish biographical research of its time.