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From the Dress Circle to the Drains

Feb 20, 2012 | Comments Off on From the Dress Circle to the Drains

I have belatedly been reading  More Lives Than One by Gerard Hanberry from the Collins Press.  It tells the fascinating story of Oscar Wilde, his ancestors and descendants, and the massive contradictions at the heart of the family. It is also an intriguing mapping of the Wilde west of Ireland lineage from Castlerea, Co Roscommon, through the Ballymagibbon estate at Cong, to Moytura House at…

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