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  Douglas Hyde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hyde was born in Frenchpark in County Roscommon, where his father, Arthur Hyde, was the local Church of Ireland rector.
Hyde himself however felt uncomfortable at the growing politicisation of his movement and resigned the presidency in 1915.
Hyde was sufficiently capable to deal with a crisis in 1944 when de Valera's government unexpectedly collapsed in a vote on the Transport Bill and the President had to decide whether or not to grant an election to de Valera.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Douglas_Hyde   (1326 words)

  
 The Necessity for De-Anglicizing Ireland
Hyde was born in Frenchpark, County Roscommon, Ireland on January 17, 1860.
Hyde begins by stating his belief that it is unnecessary for the Irish to forsake all that is British.
Hyde claims that it is essential that Ireland be more Celtic than it currently is; “the Irish race is at present in an anomalous position, imitating England and yet apparently hating it.
www.glue.umd.edu /~sschreib/autumn_02/investigations/hyde.html   (854 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde Biography / Biography of Douglas Hyde Biography Biography
The scholar and writer Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) led the Irish language revival and was president of Ireland from 1938 to 1945.
Douglas Hyde was born at Frenchpark, County Roscommon, on Jan. 17, 1860, the son of the local Protestant rector.
Hyde successfully resisted attempts to turn the league to political ends until 1915, when the annual convention passed a resolution which added the objective of national freedom to the league's statement of aims.
www.bookrags.com /biography-douglas-hyde   (575 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde in (The Celtic language of Ireland) Irish) (17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949) was a Gaelic scholar who served as the first (Click link for more info and facts about President of Ireland) President of Ireland between 1938 and 1945.
Hyde was born in Frenchpark in (Click link for more info and facts about County Roscommon) County Roscommon, where his father, Arthur Hyde was the local (Autonomous branch of the Church of England in Ireland) Church of Ireland (A person authorized to conduct religious worship) rector.
Hyde had no association with (An Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army) Sinn Féin and with the Independence movement.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/D/Do/Douglas_Hyde.htm   (1428 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde in Irish) (17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949) was an Irish language scholar who served as the first President of Ireland between 1938 and 1945.
In April 1938, by now retired from academia, Douglas was plucked from retirement by Taoiseach Eamon de Valera and appointed to the new Seanad Éireann, the upper house of the new Éire which had replaced the Irish Free State.
Hyde had that option, but after considering it with his senior advisor, Michael McDunphy, he opted to grant de Valera his election request.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Douglas_Hyde   (1370 words)

  
 A Humanist Maker of Modern Ireland: Douglas Hyde's Speeches and Interviews (1886-1906)
Douglas Hyde felt that the Irish language was a national priority because of the language itself, and because of the literature and oral tradition it encompassed.
Douglas Hyde, who abundantly exemplifies his discourses and always illustrates his assertions with concrete examples, likes quoting Irish heroes and even the Irish landscape, the place where the legends were born: “Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it” (“A Plea” 77).
Douglas Hyde liked the USA; he was fascinated by the language and culture of the native American tribes he studied and he was well acquainted with Fenians who had to leave Ireland because of their political activities.
www.univ-reunion.fr /~ageof/text/74c21e88-578.html   (5433 words)

  
 An Craoibhin,
Douglas Hyde was born in County Roscommon; the son of a Protestant rector for the Church of Ireland.
Hyde remained president of the Gaelic League until he was forced out by the Fenian takeover in 1915 (Foster 186).
Though Hyde was almost universally acknowledged as a brilliant man he was, none the less, "harassed from the start by fanatical and incredibly sour-livered enemies." But, it is said that the "hatred and malice were tributes to his power" (Ryan 222).
www.nadn.navy.mil /EnglishDept/ilv/hyde.htm   (2569 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde Centre, County Roscommon
Dr Douglas Hyde was Ireland's first President and this permanent exhibition on his life and work is housed in the former Church of Ireland church at Portahard, where his father was once rector.
Dr Hyde was a prominent scholar and his collection of prose and poetry can be seen here, along with such personal items as his gavel and walking stick.
Douglas Hyde's grave is at the rear of the church.
www.irelandseye.com /aarticles/travel/attractions/museums/doughyde.shtm   (124 words)

  
 douglashyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde was born in Castlerea County Roscommon in 1860.
Douglas was tutored at home as a child and learned irish from the farmers in the area.
Douglas became disillusioned with the league becoming more and more involved with politics, and he moved to Canada to teach modern languages and then back to Dublin, to University College where he became Professor of Modern Irish.
www.fionasplace.net /AnIrishPatchwork/douglashyde.html   (203 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde was educated at Trinity College Dublin.
Hyde was an Irish Free State senator from 1925–26 Upon the creation of the office of President of Ireland under the constitution of 1937, Hyde was unanimously selected by all parties.
Douglas Hyde died in 1949 and his funeral took place in the cathedral.
www.stpatrickscathedral.ie /History_12_hyde.htm   (158 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Douglas Hyde -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (17 January 1860 - 1949) was a Gaelic scholar who served as the first President of Ireland.
Hyde was born in Frenchpark, County Roscommon to a prominent Anglican family.
At his death, the representatives of the Dublin government were unable to attend his funeral service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin because they were not allowed inside the Anglican church by their own religious authorities.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/do/Douglas_Hyde   (131 words)

  
 DOUGLAS HYDE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (Irish_name ''Dubhghlas de hÍde'') (17_January 1860 - 12_July 1949) was an Irish_language scholar who served as the first President_of_Ireland from 1938 to 1945.
Hyde was born in Frenchpark in County_Roscommon, where his father, Arthur Hyde, was the local Church_of_Ireland rector.
United States President Franklin_D._Roosevelt called President Hyde a "fine and scholarly old gentleman", while President Hyde and King George VI (who still was legally King of Ireland and would remain so until 1_April 1949) corresponded about stamp collecting.
www.witwib.com /Douglas_Hyde   (1253 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN: Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hyde was the son of a Protestant minister and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin.
Under Hyde, the League flourished, spreading across the island and revived not only the language, which was perilously close to disappearing, but also encouraged a rebirth of Irish dance and other aspects of Irish culture.
Hyde was also professor of Modern Irish at the National University from 1908 to 1932 and was the driving force behind the regulation making Irish a compulsory subject.
irelandsown.net /language2.html   (302 words)

  
 Western People: Douglas Hyde Summer School approaches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) was born in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
He was the youngest son of Rev. Arthur Hyde, Rector of Tibohine, Frenchpark, and from 1867, Rev Arthur Hyde lived at Rathra House a few miles from Ballaghaderreen in the Valley of the Lung River near Ballaghaderreen.
In 1893 Dr. Douglas Hyde founded the Gaelic League to preserve the Irish Culture and Language to further his aim he collected the history and folklore of the area.
www.westernpeople.ie /news/story.asp?j=13931   (247 words)

  
 Hyde, Douglas on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He was largely responsible for the revival of the Irish language and literature through his founding of the Gaelic League in 1893.
GMP President Hyde recruits shareholders in restructuring campaign.
Blunder boy Douglas has had his chips; HEARTS 2 DUNDEE 0.(Sport)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Hyde-D1ou.asp   (205 words)

  
 Douglas Hyde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (Irish languageIr: Dubhghlas de hÍde ''[doog-las de heeja]'') (January 17, 1860 - July 12, 1949) was a Gaelic scholar who served as the first President of Ireland/ (1938-1945).
Douglas Hyde Senator, then hounded from politics by extremists
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt called President Hyde a "fine and scholarly old gentleman", while President Hyde and King George VI of the United KingdomGeorge VI (who still was legally 'King of Ireland' and would remain so until 1 April 1949/) corresponded about stamp collecting.
www.infothis.com /find/Douglas_Hyde   (1376 words)

  
 Dedication and Leadership: Douglas Hyde Irish & Celtic Books at An Irish Christmas.com
Douglas Hyde was one of those who diligently to further its influence.
Hyde takes us into the inner working of the Communist Party in which he was a member for more than twenty years.
Douglas Hyde, a british ex-communist leader, exposes the methodological success of Communism.
www.anirishchristmas.com /0268000735/Dedication_and_Leadership.htm   (527 words)

  
 Churchill and the Litigious Lord - The Churchill Centre
Douglas claimed that Kitchener was murdered by a Jewish conspiracy to keep him from reaching Russia and preventing the Bolshevik revolution.
Douglas: I had the evidence of what was told me by men at the Admiralty, and Sir Alfred Fripp told me that Cassel had given Mr Churchill £40,000 in one cheque.
Douglas was sentenced to six months in jail, most of which was spent in the prison hospital.
www.winstonchurchill.org /i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=748   (4815 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Lord Alfred Douglas: A Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Regarded as the definitive theatrical treatment of Wilde and Douglas, the play observed among other things that Wilde was the first Irishman to leave Ireland, go to England and become Greek.
This is a portrait hard to reconcile with the same Douglas who threw fits of ungovernable rage to have his way, and told various well wishers to butt out when they advised Oscar to go to France.
Hyde's book is excellent, notwithstanding, as it allows us to be the judge.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0396086934?v=glance   (748 words)

  
 Doctor Douglas Hyde Interpretative Centre,Interpretative Centre in Roscommon. Find all Roscommon Travel and Tourist ...
Douglas Hyde was born in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon on 17th January 1860.
Douglas Hyde was first President of Ireland and co-founder of the Gaelic League.
Although born and reared in the Anglo-Irish tradition, the scholarly Hyde was profoundly interested in the Irish language and traditions and published many works under the pen name "An Craoibhin Aoibhinn".
www.goireland.com /scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.1/areatype.I/cat.9/SubjectID.38/PremisesID.13441/qx/premises.htm   (470 words)

  
 Dáil Éireann - Volume 117 - 13 July, 1949 - Bás an Dochtúra Dubhghlas de híde. Death of Dr. Douglas Hyde.
With the death of Dr. Douglas Hyde there has passed from the Irish scene one whose name will occupy a permanent and unique place in the records of Irish history.
My first personal acquaintance with the late Dr. Douglas Hyde was made in the lecture rooms of University College, Dublin, where he had dedicated himself to the task of reminding his students that a country that forgets its past deserves no future.
In paying tribute to Dr. Douglas Hyde it is not enough merely to recount his great services to the Irish language and its literature.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0117/D.0117.194907130035.html   (1082 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Douglas Hyde (17 January 1860 - 12 July 1949) was a Gaelic scholar who served as the first President of Ireland.
In fact his constitution gave Catholicism a legally meaningless "special position" while 'recognising' the Church of Ireland, the Presbyterian Church, the Methodist Church and other but most controversially of all for the mid 1930s the Jewish Community.
Under the Emergency Act the President could "refuse to proclaim a general election on the advice of a Taoiseach who had ceased to retain the support of a majority in Dáil Éireann".
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/d/do/douglas_hyde.html   (1324 words)

  
 Ireland's First President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As a child, Douglas Hyde became fascinated with the colourful folk tales and the rich Irish language he heard all around him in the counties of Roscommon and Sligo, where he spent his childhood.
It was a fascination that led him to high office in the state and to acclaim as an authority on Irish.
As a boy, Douglas was tutored at home and learned lrish from the local farmers.
www.rootsweb.com /~irlros/douglas_hyde.htm   (245 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Douglas Hyde: A Maker of Modern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Born in Roscommon of Protestant gentry and expected to follow his father in a church career, Hyde (1860-1949) was drawn to the local peasantry and their spoken language.
De-anglicization, the driving force of his life, was pursued in his support of Irish poetry and drama, and impelled his political debut, encouraged by Eamon DeValera, the prospective prime minister, and a network of Gaelic League members committed to nationalism.
Douglas Hyde (1860-1949) was one of the great folklorists of modern Ireland, the founder of the Gaelic League instrumental in its movement toward independence, and finally the republic's first president.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0520066847?v=glance   (572 words)

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