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1889 - 1975

Born Ernest Blythe to a Unionist family in County Antrim, De Blaghd joined the IRB and the Gaelic League at a young age. He was imprisoned as a result of his involvement with the 1916 Rising and was later appointed Minister for Finance in Cosgrave's first administration. A dedicated Irish-language enthusiast, he served as Managing Director of the Abbey Theatre from 1941 to 1967.


Play Title Playwright
Cách Earnán de Blaghd


Play Title Playwright
An Sciath Draíochta Tomás Mac Anna
Luaitear freisin Tom Coffey, Edward Golden, Antoine de Buitléar agus Earnán de Blaghd mar údair.
Bláithín agus an Mac Rí Tomás Mac Anna Caoimhghín Ó Conghaile Pádraig Ó Siochfhradha
Oisín i dTír na n-Óg Liam Ó Ceallaigh
Athchóiriú ar sheanscéal Fiannaíochta.