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Oliver Joseph St John Gogarty (August 17, 1878 - September 22, 1957) was an Irish physician and ear surgeon, who was also a poet and writer, one of the most prominent Dublin wits and even a football player for Bohemian F.C.. Art competitions formed part of the modern Olympic Games during its early years from 1912 to 1948 The 1924 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Art competitions were held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Events 986 - A Byzantine army was destroyed in the pass of Trajan's Gate by the Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Year 1878 ( MDCCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 66 - Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 1236 - The Lithuanians Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world A physician, medical practitioner or medical doctor who practices Medicine, and is concerned with maintaining or restoring human Health Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē, via chirurgiae meaning "hand work" is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental Wit is a form of intellectual Humour. A wit (person is someone skilled in making witty remarks Bohemian FC ( An Cumann Peile Bóithéimeach) more commonly referred to as Bohemians, is an Irish Football (soccer club playing in the He is perhaps now best known as the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce's novel Ulysses. Malachi "Buck" Mulligan is a Fictional character in James Joyce 's novel Ulysses. James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 &ndash 13 January 1941 was an Irish expatriate writer widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the Ulysses is a novel by James Joyce, first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920
Born at 5 Rutland (now Parnell Square) in Dublin, Gogarty attended Clongowes Wood College and Trinity College Dublin. Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. Clongowes Wood College is a private secondary Boarding school for boys located near Clane in County Kildare, Ireland. Trinity College Dublin ( TCD; Irish Coláiste na Tríonóide Baile Átha Cliath; Latin: Collegium Sacrosanctae et Individuae Trinitatis Reginae
Gogarty wrote humorous verse and stories and belonged to the latter period of the Irish Literary Revival. Celtic Revival covers a variety of movements and trends mostly in the 19th and 20th centuries which drew on Celtic art and traditions His verse was admired by W. B. Yeats who included more poems by Gogarty than any other poet in his Oxford Book of English Verse. He was a highly-visible figure in Dublin literary society, and was friendly with, for example, George William Russell and Lord Dunsany. George William Russell ( April 10, 1867 &ndash July 17, 1935) who wrote under the Pseudonym Æ (sometimes Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett 18th Baron of Dunsany ( 24 July 1878 &ndash 25 October 1957) was an Anglo-Irish writer and
Gogarty had a strained relationship with Joyce that ended when Joyce left Ireland; Gogarty claimed a gun was involved. Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world One of his best-known verses, The Ballad of Japing Jesus, was quoted in the first chapter of Ulysses as the Ballad of Joking Jesus. The Ballad of Japing Jesus is a Poem by Oliver St John Gogarty. Ulysses is a novel by James Joyce, first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920
In 1924, Gogarty won the bronze medal at the Olympic Games for his poem Ode to the Tailteann Games. Year 1924 ( MCMXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Art competitions formed part of the modern Olympic Games during its early years from 1912 to 1948
Gogarty's 1937 memoir, As I Was Going Down Sackville Street, resulted in a libel lawsuit. Year 1937 ( MCMXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Henry Sinclair, an uncle of Samuel Beckett's, claimed that Gogarty characterized his grandfather, Morris Harris, as a usurer. Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989 was an Irish Writer, Dramatist and poet The trial received a fair amount of public attention at the time, and the as-yet-unknown Beckett filed one of two affidavits on behalf of his uncle's lawsuit and played a key role in the trial proper, which Gogarty ultimately lost.
Gogarty's home was a safe-house during the Irish War of Independence for various prison escapees (including Linda Kearns). The Irish War of Independence (or Tan War, or Anglo-Irish War, Irish: Cogadh na Saoirse) from January 1919 to July 1921 was a guerrilla Gogarty would be a political figure of the Irish Free State for a period of time. The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann (1922&ndash1937 was the state established as a Dominion on 6 December 1922 under the Anglo-Irish Treaty, signed by Gogarty recovered his own hall door key from the body of Michael Collins while he performed an autopsy on his former friend.
A pub in the Temple Bar, Dublin district of Dublin is named after him. Temple Bar (Barra an Teampaill is an area on the south bank of the River Liffey in central Dublin, Ireland.