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Saint Patrick for Ireland: One of the first early modern plays to premiere in Dublin
Saint Patrick
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Saint Patrick for Ireland: One of the first early modern plays to premiere in Dublin

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Sarah Hovde
"Saint Patrick for Ireland," published in 1640, picks up Patrick's story as he prepares to return to Ireland as a missionary.
The many Shakespearean roles of Irish immigrant Ada Rehan
Ada Rehan
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The many Shakespearean roles of Irish immigrant Ada Rehan

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Born Ada Crehan in Limerick, Ireland, Ada Rehan arrived in Brooklyn with her family at age five. Her big break came in the late 1870s, when theater manager Augustin Daly hired her for his New York company.