Who was Shan Bullock?

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2014     Views: 34

Bullock, Shan Fadh [formerly John William Bullock] (1865–1935), novelist, was born on 17 May 1865 at Inisherk, Co Fermanagh. He was the son of Thomas Bullock (1840–1917) and Mary Wheery and the eldest of eleven children. Bullock experienced a strict evangelical protestant upbringing. He was educated at the local Church of Ireland national school and at Farra College, Westmeath. He failed a Trinity College, Dublin, scholarship examination, and after a year caretaking on his father's farm went to London in 1883 as a civil service clerk in Somerset House. Read more.....

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