Joyce Biographies

Michael Joyce and Mary King – Galway to Hobart as convicts

Nov 30th, 2014 | By

The search for my ancestors began several years ago. At that time I knew nothing other than their names, and even those only back as far as my great-great-Grandparents.   As with most amateur genealogists it has been a search which has become an obsession and seems almost infinite in it’s scope.  At the risk of

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NATHAN JOYCE | Grandpa put the football in me

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

by Nathan Joyce When it comes to my love of sports, and my career as a sports writer, my grandfathers fathered me into this life. It’s my grandfathers who loved football and taught me the joys and rules of the world’s greatest sport. It’s them I think about on this Father’s Day, as I make

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Rachel Joyce Author of the Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

This was published in the Telegraph on 1 Aug 2012.  Visit there for the full text I am not expecting anyone to feel sorry for me but when friends ask how it feels to be a debut novelist who has also been longlisted for the Man Booker prize, I have to admit that my response

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Joe Joyce Author of Echobeat

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

For the Full Story see Liberties Press Author Joe Joyce talks ‘Echobeat’ and beyond… We sat down Joe Joyce for a chat about books, life lessons and his newest release; spy thriller Echobeat, sequel to the critically acclaimed Echoland (2013).   What book has made the strongest impression on you? Many different books at different times. Probably the

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Douglas Joyce War Hero

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

First published Thursday 11 September 2014 in News by Katie Mansfield A VETERAN has spoken of his pride after being awarded a Russian convoy medal for braving some of the harshest conditions of the Second World War. Douglas Joyce was honoured for his part in helping the British Arctic convoys transport supplies to Russia during

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Jeremiah Joyce 1763 – 1816

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

JOYCE, JEREMIAH (1763–1816), miscellaneous writer, born 24 Feb. 1763, was son of Jeremiah Joyce by his wife, Hannah, daughter of John Somersett of Mildred’s Court, London. He became a journeyman glazier, but on the death of his father in 1778 he succeeded to a small copyhold property. This and the generous kindness of his eldest

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Gerald F Joyce – Scripps Institute

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

Gerald Joyce is an associate professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1978, he entered the M.D./Ph.D. program at the University of California, San Diego. After obtaining both degrees in 1984, he undertook a

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Nicola Joyce – Endurance Athlete and Blogger

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

Nicola Joyce is a freelance journalist, features writer and copywriter who has been writing about sport and fitness for magazines, newspapers, books and corporate clients since 2004. Formerly an endurance athlete who has swum the English Channel (twice!) and taken part in long triathlons, running races and cycle sportives, she is now a competitive bodybuilder

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Jim Joyce – Major League Baseball

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

Jim Joyce, Crew Chief – 66 MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 26 Years CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1989…is a new crew chief for 2013…has worked the All-Star Game (1994, 2001, 2012), Division Series (1995, 98, 99, 2001-03, 08-09, 12-13), League Championship Series (1997, 2004, 06-07) and World Series (1999, 2001, 2013)…previously umpired in the Midwest League (1978-79),

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William Joyce – Artist born 1957

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

William Joyce was born in 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he lives today with his wife and two children. Much of his work is autobiographical. He admits that the Rolie Polies are really a caricature of the Joyces, including the family dog. The things Olie and Zowie do on the television show are “a thinly

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