Thom's Irish Who's Who/Ryan, Professor Hugh


RYAN, Professor Hugh, M.A., D.Sc. (R.U.I.), Professor of Chemistry in University College, Dublin, since 1899. Educ.: Queen's College, Galway; University of Berlin: M.A. Degree of Royal University of Ireland in Chemistry and Physics, 1897; worked at chemical research in laboratory of Professor Emil Fischer at Berlin, 1897-1899; his researches in chemistry were mainly on glucosides, amidoketones, waxes, peat, and natural dyes. Pubns.: several original papers on glucosides, waxes, etc. in the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, of the Royal Dublin Society, etc. Recns. golf and bridge; b. 1873: m. 1904, Kathleen, third dau. of Col. F. G. Adye-Curran, R.A.M.C, of Dublin, and has issue three sons and four daus. Res.: Omdurman, Orwell Park, Dublin.