Lang Syne Irish Family Clan Information History Fact Book - Dunne
One of the original native Irish clans, the Dunnes can claim proud kinship with one of the island’s legendary High Kings.
Victims of the depredations of both twelfth century invaders and later conquering armies, they nevertheless presented a stalwart resistance in defence of their ancient rights and freedom.
In more peaceful times, Philip Dunne was the American film director, producer and screenwriter born in New York City in 1908 and whose many acclaimed credits include the 1941 How Green Was My Valley and the 1953 The Robe.
From film to the football pitch, Jimmy Dunne, born in Dublin in 1905, was the forward who was the first Irishman to play a major role in the English League – playing for teams that included Sheffield United, Arsenal, and Southampton.
Presented here is the colourful and inspiring tale of the Dunnes of both yesteryear and today.
Book Dimensions 10 × 0.4 × 14.5 cm