Shevawn Lynam

?-1998; b. Dublin, of Galway parents; ed. Ascot, Madrid, France and Germany; and Madrid; reported on Spanish Civil War for The Irish Times; acted as Spanish specialist with the BBC and the Ministry of Information during the War World II; worked for Marshall Plan and UNESCO, Paris 1950; ed. Letter [NATO monthly review], 1958-63; worked for Irish Tourist Board as Editorial Publicity Officer, Dublin, 1963-71; also acted in Historic Irish Tourist Houses and Gardens Assoc., 1971- ; issued The Spirit and the Clay (1954), on Basque resistance; also Humanity Dick (1975), a life of Richard Martin of Ballynahinch Castle and Dargan; sometime lived in Ashford, Co. Wicklow. DIW

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