Inghinidhe na hÉireann : on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th April, 1902. Mr. W.G. Fay's Irish National Dramatic Company will produce at the Hall of St. Teresa's Total Abstinence Association, Clarendon St., for the first time on any stage, "Deirdre", a play in three acts by "AE" [George Russell] [and] Kathleen Ni Houlihan, a play in one act by W.B. Yeats.
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Programme issued by Inghinidhe na hÉireann ['Daughters of Ireland'], a play in three acts by "AE" [George Russell] [and] Kathleen Ni Houlihan, a play in one act by W.B. Yeats. "Scenery by A.E. and W.G. Fay. / Dresses made by Inghinidhe na hÉireann from designs by A.E. Orchestra: String Band of the Workmen's Club, 41 York St. / Programme, One Penny". With advertisements on cover for The Gaelic League, 24 Upper O'Connell Street ["Established 1893. / President: Douglas Hyde, LL.D. Vice-Presidents: rev. M.P. Hickey, D.D., M.R.I.A.; Rev. Peter O'Leary P.P."]; the Dublin Woolen Company, 15 Bachelor's Walk; Dublin Workmen's Industrial Organisation, 47 York Street, Dublin [with the words "Sinn Féin, Sinn Féin amháin" written over the title of the organisation"]; "Cycles! Buy from Keating, 3 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin". Inside the programme [on p. 2] the cast list for "Deirdre" which includes Maire T. Quinn as Deirdre, Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh as Lavarcam, Padraic Columb as Buinne and Frank Fay as Concobar. On the opposite page [p. 3], the cast list for "Kathleen Ni Houlihan" includes Maud Gonne as Kathleen, Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh as Delia Cahel, Maire T. Quinn as Bridget Gillan and William Fay as Peter Gillam. There are advertisements on page 2 for O'Reilly & Co. "goods of Irish manufacture", 11 & 12 North Earl Street; motor tricycles for sale from Peter Tierney & Sons, 10 & 12 Exchequer Street; Madigan Bros., Wine, Spirit and General Merchants, 45 Henry Street; Irish tweed suits for sale from Golden Ball Salerooms, 1,2 & 3 Redmond's Hill, Dublin and Darby Hop Bitters. The advertisements on page 3 are for "A.C." Dublin-made corsets from A. Clarke & Co., 25 Henry Street, Dublin; Arthur J. Cahill, Pharmaceutical Chemist, 67 North Circular Road - "Cahill's is an Established Tram Stopping Place"; W.J. Gogan, Manufacturing Confectioner, 55 North Circular Road, Phibsborogh; P. Cahill, Optician, 13 Wellington Quay - "Magic Lanterns and Cinematograph Exhibitions. For terms apply to above. 20,000 slides to select from"; tailors C. Martin & Sons, 27 Wellington Quay, Dublin - "Samples of Irish Goods always in stock"; an advertisement for "The Irish Homestead" -"Students of Gaelic should read the Poem with English Translation published Weekly in "The Irish Homestead". Can be had from all newsagents, price one penny. Other features - Agriculture, Industries. Weekly Story and Prize Competitions". In centre of p.2 and p.3 is an illustration of a man wearing "Crotty's Rainproofs" [which can be bought at] The Waterproof House, 62 Grafton Street. On verso of programme [p. 4] is an advertisement for Richards & Walsh watches, 36 Wicklow Street, Dublin, Wexford and London (with an illustration of an "Emerald Isle" watch [a watchcase that has an image of a greyhound, a round tower, a harp and a high cross, encircled by a wreath of shamrocks]; an advertisement for Lucania Cycles "built in my own works" by John O'Neill, 13 South King Street Dublin with works in Bow Lane; Kennedy's cigarettes "guaranteed Hand-made by Dublin girls"; an advertisement for Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh father's printing business Mic Shiubhlaigh [Walker], 18 t-Sráid Árd [High Street], Dublin; an advertisement for Prescott's Dye Works, Dublin and alongside one for Máire Ní Mheachair, 3 George's Quay. Underneath this is an advertisement entitled "Why you should read "The United Irishman" - "Because it advocates the principles of Wolfe Tone and [John] Mitchel. / Because it is the only NATIONALIST Journal published in Ireland. / Because it has done more to bring about an Irish Ireland than any other newspaper. / Because it is the organ of the Irish National Cause and advocate of the Irish Language, Literary and Industrial Movements. / Because it is written by the leading Irish writers of the day, and maintains a higher literary standard than any other Irish Weekly. / PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. PRICE ONE PENNY (8 LARGE PAGES). Alongside this is an advertisement for Inghinidhe na hÉireann listing the objects of the Society ("1. To encourage the study of Gaelic, of Irish Literature, Music, and Art, especially amongst the young, by the organising and teaching of classes for the above subjects. 2. To support and popularise Irish manufactures. 3. To discourage the reading and circulation of low English literature, the singing of English songs, the attending of vulgar English entertainments at theatres and music-halls, and to combat in every way English influence, which is doing so much injury to the artistic taste and refinement of the Irish people"). Rules of the organisation are also listed including that "each member must adopt a Gaelic name by which she shall be known in the Association" and that "each member shall pledge herself to support Irish manufacture by using as far as possible Irish-made goods in her household and dress". Membership is open to those "of Irish birth or descent, and must accept the principle of Independent Nationality for Ireland. Candidates must be proposed and seconded by two members of the Association, a week to elapse between nomination and election. Election by ballot".
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Dublin: Abbey Printing Works, 9 Great Strand Street, 1902.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 programme [4 p.] ; 27 x 20.9 cm.
Forms part of: Joseph Holloway Ephemera Collection.
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