Seamus Kelly (1912 - 1979):
Seamus Kelly was born in Belfast, and was educated at St Mary's Christian Brothers' School, at Queen's University, Belfast, where he was a boxing champion, and at University College, Cork. In 1940 he joined the army and was a lieutenant on the intelligence staff. By 1945 he was drama and ballet critic of the Irish Times. In 1946, having left the army, he became a Public Relations Officer for Aer Lingus and wrote a daily column for the Irish Times, a task he performed for the next thirty years. He played the part of Flask in John Huston's film of Moby Dick in 1954. He contributed to many prominent international newspapers and died in Dublin.