Anthony J. Jordan

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Anthony "Tony" J. Jordan is an Irish biographer. He is a native of Ballyhaunis, County Mayo. He lives at Sandymount village in Dublin.[1] Jordan is a graduate of NUI Maynooth, University College Dublin, and St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra. He has been involved in Special Education at the Central Remedial Clinic and Enable Ireland for over 30 years. He was a Volunteer with Dublin Samaritans for 40 years and currently is a Volunteer at the James Joyce Tower at Sandycove in Dublin. He initially specialised in writing 'first' biographies. [Major John MacBride, Sean MacBride, Christy Brown, WT Cosgrave, John A. Costello,[2007-95244476X] His early interest centred on the interaction between the figures of Major John MacBride/WB Yeats and Maud Gonne.{2000}} On discovering the MacBride Papers in the National Library of Ireland, he has made them available through his books in elucidation on MacBride from the slings and arrows fired by WB Yeats and his admirers. [The Yeats/Gonne/MacBride Triangle]2000.[clarification needed] He won an All Ireland Colleges football medal with St. Jarlath's College Tuam.


  • " MAUD GONNE'S MEN " Westport Books {isbn } 9780957622944
  • James Joyce Unplugged Westport Books ISBN 9780957622920
  • A Jesus Biography 2015 Westport Books ISBN 9780957622913
  • Arthur Griffith with James Joyce and W.B. Yeats – Liberating Ireland. Westport Books. ISBN 9780957622906.
  • Eamon DeValera 1882–1975 Irish: Catholic: Visionary. Westport Books. ISBN 9780952444794.
  • The Good Samaritans, Memoir of a Biographer. Westport Books. ISBN 978-0-9524447-5-6
  • Willie Yeats and the Gonne-MacBrides. Westport books. ISBN 0952444712.
  • The Yeats/Gonne/MacBride Triangle Westport Books isbn
  • W.B.YEATS Vain, Glorious, Lout. A Maker of Modern Ireland. Westport Books. ISBN 0952444720.
  • W.T. COSGRAVE 1880–1965. founder of Modern Ireland. Westport Books. ISBN 0952444771
  • John A Costello 1891–1976 Compromise Taoiseach. Westport Books. ISBN 9780952444787
  • Christy Brown's Women – a biography. Westport Books. ISBN 0952444712
  • Churchill a founder of modern Ireland. Westport books. ISBN 0952444704.
  • To Laugh or To Weep A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien. Blackwater Press. ISBN 0861214439
  • Sean A Biography of Sean MacBride Blackwater Press. ISBN 0861214439
  • Major John MacBride 1865–1916 MacDonagh & MacBride & Connolly & Pearse. Westport Historical Society. ISBN 0951414828
  • Christmas 1987 in The Quiet Quarter Anthology of New Irish Writing Edited by Eoin Brady, New Island 2004. ISBN 1904301622.
  • William Thomas Cosgrave, in Dublin City Council and the 1916 Rising, Gibney John Ed.Dublin City Council 2016. ISBN 9781907002342.


  1. ^ Jordan, Anthony (17 July 2014). JAMES JOYCE & WB YEATS WITH ARTHUR GRIFFITH – LIBERATING IRELAND. [email protected] p. back cover. ISBN 9780957622906.

External links

  • Review of Arthur Griffith with James Joyce and WB Yeats – Liberating Ireland (paywalled)
  • Review in the Sunday Independent
  • Review of 'Churchill' in Irish News 22/8/1995 by Andrew Boyd
  • Review of 'Sean MacBride' in Sunday Tribune 6 March 1994 by Helen Callanan
  • Review of 'Major John MacBride' in Studies summer 1993 by Tom Fogarty.
  • Review of 'John A Costello' in Sunday Independent 18 November 2007.
  • Review of 'Jesus" in Irish Catholic 22 October 2015 by J. Anthony Gaughan.
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