Thom's Irish Who's Who/Gwynn, Stephen Lucius

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GWYNN, Stephen Lucius. Educ.: St. Columba's College, and Oxford (B. A.); Teaching, 1886-1896; 1896-1904, literature and journalism in London; returned to Ireland; entered Irish politics; M.P., Galway, Nationalist 1906; joined army, Jan., 1915. Commissioned in 6th Connaught, April, 1915: Captain June, 1915; served in France in the Batt., Dec, 1915, to April, 1917, with an interval of six months in 1916. Chevalier of Legion of Honour, July, 1917; Member of Irish Convention; Member of Irish Recruiting Council, 1918. From 1919 onwards returned to profession of literature. Weekly correspondent of The Observer. Served on Irish University Royal Commission. 1908; Dardenelles Committee, 1917-18; b. Feb. 13th, 1864: eldest son Rev. S. Gwynn, Regius Professor of Theology, T.C.D. Pubns.: Comedies of Masset, translated; Edition of Odes of Horace; An Eighteenth Century Portrait Painter (memoir of Northcote). Fiction: The Repentance of a Private Secretary; The Old-Knowledge; John Morrell's Marriage; Robert Emmet; The Glade in the Forest. Verse: The Queen's Chronicler; A Lay of Ossian and Patrick. Criticism: Tennyson—a critical study; The Masters of English Literature; Thomas Moore. Topographs: Highways and Byeways in Donegal and Antrim; The Fair Hills of Ireland: The Famous Cities of Ireland; A Holiday in Connemara, Ulster, Munster, Leinster, Connaught. Essays: The Decay of Sensibility; To-day and To-morrow in Ireland; Fishing Holidays; For Second Reading; Irish Books and Irish People; Garden Wisdom. Biography: John Redmond's Last Years. Res.: Temple Hill, Kimmage Road, Terenure, Co. Dublin. Clubs: National Liberal, London; Stephen's Green, Dublin.