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The Deasy family was mainly concentrated in Waterford and West Cork at the time that James Joyce wrote Ulysses. However, the name was already known as the college friend and political ally of Daniel O'Connell, Rickard Deasy, instituted the Deasy Land Act, which was intended to reform tenants' rights. Also Captain Timothy Deasy was one of the prisoners rescued from a prison van in Manchester by Fenians in a famous incident in 1867.

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Google previewFamilies of County Cork, Ireland (1999)

by Michael C. O'Laughlin

Deasy is a name given in Cork and in Mayo in the birth index of 1890. (see also: The Book of Irish Families, great & small). See Daily. Decourcy De Coursy DeCourcy is given as a name settled 64 © 1996. IGF. Families of Co. Cork, Ireland- ...

Google previewAirplane Engine Encyclopedia (1921)

An Alphabetically Arranged Compilation of All Available Data on the World's Airplane Engines by Glenn Dale Angle

After successful test on the first models, it was realized that the manufacturing facilities were not sufficient to produce the numbers required, so the Siddeley Deasy Co. of Coventry, England, now the Armstrong-Siddeley Motors, Ltd., was ...

Google previewDictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction (2014)

by M.C. Rintoul

GARRETT DEASY in James Joyce, Ulysses (1922) '[Francis Irwin's] personality is merged with that of...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1893)

by Sir Leslie Stephen

Baron Deasy, but owing to the disagreement of the jury any further attempt to obtain a conviction against him ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Opera (2013)

by Scott L. Balthazar

Deasy ...

Google previewDictionary of Labour Biography (2016)

by K. Gildart, D. Howell, N. Kirk

41–53; Interviews with Andrew Boyd and Joe Deasy.

Google previewDictionary of Midwestern Literature, Volume 2 (2016)

Dimensions of the Midwestern Literary Imagination by Philip A. Greasley

590 Deasy, Mary, 337 Death at the Manor (Corne), 637 Death ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1A1S1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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