Historian and biographer Anthony Jordan, will deliver his talk entitled ‘James Joyce and Arthur Griffith’ at the Centre on Monday 14 October 2013, 6.30pm. The talk is free but advanced booking is required.
Anthony is the author of fourteen books of which many are first biographies of important Irish historical figures such as: Major John MacBride, Sean MacBride, Conor Cruise O’Brien, Christy Brown, WT Cosgrave, Eamon de Valera, and John A Costello. He also written two books on the relationship between WB Yeats, Maud Gonne and John MacBride, and published an autobiography The Good Samaritans – Memoir of a Biographer. His latest book is called Arthur Griffith with James Joyce & WB Yeats: Liberating Ireland. He has also written pieces for publications such as the Irish Times.
He lives in Dublin but is a native of Mayo and holds an All Ireland Football Colleges medal. He also organises an annual celebration of WB Yeats in Sandymount.