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The Resource The same age as the state, Máire Cruise O'Brien

The same age as the state, Máire Cruise O'Brien

Label
The same age as the state
Title
The same age as the state
Statement of responsibility
Máire Cruise O'Brien
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Through a life that encompasses Irish tradition, culture, language, scholarship and poetry, as well as national and international politics, Maire Cruise O'Brien (nee Maire Mhac an tSaoi) is uniquely placed to tell the complex story of the emergence and growth of Ireland as an independent country. Her life not only parallels that development, her family played an active part in it."
  • "Born in 1922, she intimately remembers the generation of the nineteenth century - her grandparents - and their way of life and values. Her own parents' dangerous involvement in the struggle for freedom, in the company of de Valera and Collins, was a hugely important element in her young life, as was her father's subsequent work as a senior government minister. Part of the new Irish elite, she lived in both Dublin and west Kerry; she went on to become an Irish scholar, to study Celtic languages in Paris immediately after the Second World War; and was called to the Bar but chose, instead, to join the Department of External (now Foreign) Affairs
  • She was the 'token woman' on the first Irish UN delegation in New York; and she was charge d'affaires in Franco's Spain in the 1940s, with experiences 'both baroque and absurd'." "Then she met and married Conor Cruise O'Brien, a rising star at the UN. Therafter, her life took her to the Congo, Ghana, Europe and America, where Conor worked both academically and politically in highly dramatic situations. From her unique vantage point she vividly recalls the workings of the international community. Their return to Ireland and Conor's position as a government minister took her full circle."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Máire
Dewey number
  • 941.7082/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
DA908.7.O28
LC item number
A3 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Brien, Máire
  • O'Brien, Conor Cruise
  • Ireland
  • Historians
  • Diplomats
  • Ireland
Label
The same age as the state, Máire Cruise O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part iii
  • Part iii
  • Ireland
  • 303
  • Part iv
  • Journalism, books and travel
  • 313
  • Appendix 1
  • Aosdana and Francis Stuart
  • 330
  • Appendix 2
  • Episode at Easter -- 1916
  • A Chronology of the Author's Career and Publications
  • 339
  • Appendix 3
  • Letter to the Author from Professor Gregory Nagy
  • 343
  • 37
  • Chapter II
  • Land of War
  • Part i
  • Margaret Browne
  • 42
  • Part ii
  • The Young Brownes
  • Chapter I
  • 48
  • Part iii
  • Active Service
  • 54
  • Part iv
  • Cogadh na gCarad
  • 62
  • Part v
  • Grey Area
  • 70
  • 'Those Mimes, the Elder Persons'
  • Chapter III
  • A Celebration of the Irish Language
  • Part i
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • 78
  • Part ii
  • Cultural Controversy
  • 96
  • Part iii
  • 'A Cloud no bigger than a Man's Hand'
  • Part i
  • 103
  • Chapter IV
  • A Lady's Child
  • Part i
  • Ecumenism
  • 114
  • Part ii
  • Virtue Rewarded
  • 121
  • Part iii
  • My Mother's People
  • Widening Horizons
  • 128
  • Chapter V
  • The Emergency
  • Part i
  • Aoibhinn Beatha an Scolaire
  • 140
  • Part ii
  • Neutrality and Diplomacy
  • 149
  • 13
  • Part iii
  • Career Choices
  • 159
  • Chapter VI
  • Francophilia and Foreign Affairs
  • Part i
  • Post-Liberation Paris
  • 166
  • Part ii
  • Permanent and Pensionable
  • Part ii
  • 185
  • Part iii
  • La malherida Espana
  • 188
  • Part iv
  • The Realities of Life
  • 201
  • Chapter VII
  • United Nations
  • Part i
  • My Father's People
  • Token Woman
  • 212
  • Part ii
  • Welcome be the Will of God
  • 225
  • Part iii
  • The Day Job
  • 230
  • Part iv
  • Into Africa
  • 31
  • 233
  • Part v
  • Happy Ending
  • 247
  • Part i
  • Ghana, 1962-65
  • 266
  • Part ii
  • America, 1965-69
  • 285
Control code
57039076
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
352 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780299210304
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004061180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles
Label
The same age as the state, Máire Cruise O'Brien
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part iii
  • Part iii
  • Ireland
  • 303
  • Part iv
  • Journalism, books and travel
  • 313
  • Appendix 1
  • Aosdana and Francis Stuart
  • 330
  • Appendix 2
  • Episode at Easter -- 1916
  • A Chronology of the Author's Career and Publications
  • 339
  • Appendix 3
  • Letter to the Author from Professor Gregory Nagy
  • 343
  • 37
  • Chapter II
  • Land of War
  • Part i
  • Margaret Browne
  • 42
  • Part ii
  • The Young Brownes
  • Chapter I
  • 48
  • Part iii
  • Active Service
  • 54
  • Part iv
  • Cogadh na gCarad
  • 62
  • Part v
  • Grey Area
  • 70
  • 'Those Mimes, the Elder Persons'
  • Chapter III
  • A Celebration of the Irish Language
  • Part i
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • 78
  • Part ii
  • Cultural Controversy
  • 96
  • Part iii
  • 'A Cloud no bigger than a Man's Hand'
  • Part i
  • 103
  • Chapter IV
  • A Lady's Child
  • Part i
  • Ecumenism
  • 114
  • Part ii
  • Virtue Rewarded
  • 121
  • Part iii
  • My Mother's People
  • Widening Horizons
  • 128
  • Chapter V
  • The Emergency
  • Part i
  • Aoibhinn Beatha an Scolaire
  • 140
  • Part ii
  • Neutrality and Diplomacy
  • 149
  • 13
  • Part iii
  • Career Choices
  • 159
  • Chapter VI
  • Francophilia and Foreign Affairs
  • Part i
  • Post-Liberation Paris
  • 166
  • Part ii
  • Permanent and Pensionable
  • Part ii
  • 185
  • Part iii
  • La malherida Espana
  • 188
  • Part iv
  • The Realities of Life
  • 201
  • Chapter VII
  • United Nations
  • Part i
  • My Father's People
  • Token Woman
  • 212
  • Part ii
  • Welcome be the Will of God
  • 225
  • Part iii
  • The Day Job
  • 230
  • Part iv
  • Into Africa
  • 31
  • 233
  • Part v
  • Happy Ending
  • 247
  • Part i
  • Ghana, 1962-65
  • 266
  • Part ii
  • America, 1965-69
  • 285
Control code
57039076
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
352 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780299210304
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004061180
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles

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