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Standish O'Grady

O'Grady, Standish, 1846–1928, Irish author and historian. A leader in the Irish literary renaissance, he followed his History of Ireland (1878–80) with English versions of the heroic legends of Ireland. The best are probably his volumes about Cuchulain (1892–1917; repr. 1920).

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