Thom's Irish Who's Who/Ryan, William Patrick (Liam P. O Riain)
RYAN, William Patrick (Liam P. O Riain), Night Editor, "The Daily Herald"; b. Co. Tipperary. Associated successively with "Catholic Times," "Sun" and "Weekly Sun" (under T. P. O'Connor), "Morning Leader," and "Daily Chronicle"; returned to Ireland to edit the "Irish Peasant," 1905; conducted a similar organ, "The Peasant," subsequently the "Irish Nation," in Dublin, 1907-10. Pubns.: Starlight Through the Thatch, a story of Irish rural life; Sidheoga Ag Obair (new Irish fairy-tales: Oireachtas prize volume); Plays for the People (two in Irish, one in English); The Plough and the Cross (a novel based on the new Irish movements and ideas); Caoimhin O'Cearnaigh (a novel in Irish on similar ground); The Pope's Green Island; Daisy Dailey, or the Fairy Gold of Fleet Street; The Celt and the Cosmos; Inghean Mhanannain (an Irish epic ballad); The Irish Labour Movement. Address: c/o "The Daily Herald," 2 Carmelite Street, E.C. Club: Gaelic League of London.