Thom's Irish Who's Who/Fitzgibbon, H. Macaulay

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2961649Thom's Irish Who's Who — Fitzgibbon, H. Macaulay

FITZGIBBON, H. Macaulay, M.A., Barrister-at-Law; b. Dublin, 30th June, 1855; only child of late Judge Fitzgibbon, Recorder of Belfast: m. Helen Rebecca, dau, of J. K. Barton, Senior Surgeon Adelaide Hospital, Dublin; two daus. Educ.: Bassett's School; Trinity College, Dublin; First Honourman and Prizeman in English Literature, in French Literature, and in Logics and Metaphysics; Senior Moderator and Gold Medallist in Modern Literature (T.C.D.); sometime Examiner in English to the Royal University of Ireland, and to the Board of Intermediate Education in Ireland; University Extension Lecturer; Captain (formerly 4th Connaught Rangers), Musketry Staff, 1914-18. Pubns.: The Story of the Flute; The Early English and Scottish Poets and their Works; has edited Famous Elizabethan Plays and various other English Classics; also law books on Practice and on Local Government. Took an active part in Instrumental Music in Dublin for many years; has been Hon. Treasurer of the Feis Ceoil almost since its foundation; made a member of the "Gorsedd" and a "Bard of Wales." Formerly Capt. in Connaught Rangers (4th Batt.); served as Musketry Staff Officer with 47th (Irish), 94th and other Brigades, 1914-1918. Recns.: music, golf. Res.: The Bungalow, Greystones, Co. Wicklow.