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O'Kelly, Seumas, 1875-1918



  • Existence: ca. 1875 - 1918

Biographical Note

Seumas O'Kelly was born near Loughrea, Co. Galway. His career in journalism began in 1903. He edited a number of periodicals including as The Southern sky, The Dublin Saturday post and Sein Fein's Nationality. Additionally, O'Kelly also wrote fiction, plays, and collections of fairy tales. He died in 1918.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boston College collection of Constance de Markievicz


The collection primarily consists of correspondence of Irish politician, revolutionary, nationalist, and suffragist Constance de Markiewicz. Also includes posthumous materials documenting the 150th anniversary of Markievicz's birth and more, including biographies, newspaper clippings, exhibit ephemera, a real estate catalog, and photographs.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1868-2019; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Alphonsus Sweeney collection of Seumas O'Kelly


The collection contains materials about Seumas O'Kelly, an Irish journalist and writer, collected by his nephew Alphonsus Sweeney. It includes Sweeney's correspondence regarding O'Kelly's life, as well as works by O'Kelly such as short stories and radio plays. It also has lectures and articles about O'Kelly.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1919-1980