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    Teresa Brayton: In an Irish Twilight : Introduction

    Morrin, Olive (2002) Teresa Brayton: In an Irish Twilight : Introduction. In: Teresa Brayton: In an Irish Twilight: An anthology of Irish Poetry and Short Stories. The Teresa Brayton Heritage Group. ISBN 0954108515

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    Teresa Brayton, poet, literary nationalist, author of "The Old Bog Road" was born in Kilbrook, Kilcock in 1868. She emigrated to America in 1895 and became well known in Irish-American circles. She published extensively in many American newspapers and magazines and was closely associated with the 1916 Rising. In 1913 she published her first book of poetry called "Songs of the Dawn, The Flame of Ireland" appeared in 1926 and "Christmas Verses" in 1934. Her main themes were the exile's nostalgic loss of homeland, nationalism and religion. She returned permanently to Ireland in 1932 and died in her home Kilbrook in 1943. Presidnet de Valera unveiled a memorial cross over her grave in 1959.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: Teresa Brayton; Kilbrook; The Old Bog Road; Songs of the Dawn; The Flame of Ireland; Christmas Verses;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 83
    Depositing User: Olive Morrin
    Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2003
    Publisher: The Teresa Brayton Heritage Group
    Refereed: No
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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