Robert Dwyer Joyce

Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830-1883) was an Irish poet, writer, and collector of traditional Irish music.wikipedia
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Patrick Weston Joyce

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Robert had three brothers: Michael, John and Patrick, a noted writer.
Robert Dwyer Joyce was a younger brother.

Seán Mór Seoighe

The family claimed descent from one Seán Mór Seoighe (fl. 1680), a stonemason from Connemara, County Galway.
He was the ancestor of many of the Joyce families of County Kerry, County Limerick, and County Cork, including that of the author James Joyce, Patrick Weston Joyce and Robert Dwyer Joyce.

The Battle of Benburb

His poem "The Battle of Benburb" commemorating a victory of Owen Roe O'Neill in the Irish Confederate Wars was later set to music as a popular ballad.
The tune was composed by Tommy Makem, with the lyrics drawn from a nineteenth century poem by Robert Dwyer Joyce.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

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"The Wind that Shakes the Barley", "The Blacksmith of Limerick", and "The Boys of Wexford" are some of his better-known works. The title of his poem, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", was borrowed for the Ken Loach film which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.
"The Wind That Shakes the Barley" is an Irish ballad written by Robert Dwyer Joyce (1836–1883), a Limerick-born poet and professor of English literature.

Irish people

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Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830-1883) was an Irish poet, writer, and collector of traditional Irish music.

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Robert Dwyer Joyce (1830-1883) was an Irish poet, writer, and collector of traditional Irish music.

County Limerick

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He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, where his parents, Garret and Elizabeth (née O'Dwyer) Joyce, lived in the northern foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains, west of Ballyorgan.

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He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, where his parents, Garret and Elizabeth (née O'Dwyer) Joyce, lived in the northern foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains, west of Ballyorgan.

Ballyhoura Mountains

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He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, where his parents, Garret and Elizabeth (née O'Dwyer) Joyce, lived in the northern foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains, west of Ballyorgan.

Floruit

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The family claimed descent from one Seán Mór Seoighe (fl. 1680), a stonemason from Connemara, County Galway.

Connemara

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The family claimed descent from one Seán Mór Seoighe (fl. 1680), a stonemason from Connemara, County Galway.

County Galway

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The family claimed descent from one Seán Mór Seoighe (fl. 1680), a stonemason from Connemara, County Galway.

Clonmel

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Robert Joyce became a civil servant and succeeded his brother Patrick as principal of the Model School, Clonmel.

Fenian

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Disappointed with the results of the 1866 Fenian rising in Ireland, he emigrated to Boston, where he practised medicine.

Boston

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Disappointed with the results of the 1866 Fenian rising in Ireland, he emigrated to Boston, where he practised medicine.

Dublin

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He returned in 1883 to Dublin, where he died the same year.

Ardpatrick

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It is signposted from the road between Ardpatrick and Kildorrery.

Kildorrery

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It is signposted from the road between Ardpatrick and Kildorrery.

Owen Roe O'Neill

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His poem "The Battle of Benburb" commemorating a victory of Owen Roe O'Neill in the Irish Confederate Wars was later set to music as a popular ballad.

Irish Confederate Wars

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His poem "The Battle of Benburb" commemorating a victory of Owen Roe O'Neill in the Irish Confederate Wars was later set to music as a popular ballad.

Ballad

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His poem "The Battle of Benburb" commemorating a victory of Owen Roe O'Neill in the Irish Confederate Wars was later set to music as a popular ballad.

Ken Loach

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The title of his poem, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", was borrowed for the Ken Loach film which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.

Palme d'Or

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The title of his poem, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", was borrowed for the Ken Loach film which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.

Cannes Film Festival

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The title of his poem, "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", was borrowed for the Ken Loach film which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (film)

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The film takes its title from Robert Dwyer Joyce's "The Wind That Shakes the Barley", a song set during the 1798 rebellion in Ireland and featured early in the film.