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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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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- ...
Airplane 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 ...
by M.C. Rintoul
GARRETT DEASY in James Joyce, Ulysses (1922) '[Francis Irwin's] personality is merged with that of...
by Sir Leslie Stephen
Baron Deasy, but owing to the disagreement of the jury any further attempt to obtain a conviction against him ...
by Scott L. Balthazar
by K. Gildart, D. Howell, N. Kirk
41–53; Interviews with Andrew Boyd and Joe Deasy.
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
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