Letters to Máirín Cregan concerning her play 'Hunger Strike',


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In Collection: Máirín Cregan Papers (2010), 1931-1982
Description: Letters sent to the playwright Máirín Cregan, concerning productions of her play 'Hunger Strike'. Included is a rejection slip from the Abbey Theatre, a letter from Lady Gregory, concerning the Theatre's turning down the play, letters from Paul Farrell, written from Dublin and London, requesting an option to produce the play in London, the publishers M. H. Gill & Sons concerning the play's publication and sale, Mary Manning, of the Irish Women's Worker's Union, writing on behalf of a company of players drawn from trade union members who were seeking rights to produce the play, Daniel Corkery, concerning possible improvements to the text and the historian Fr. John H. Cullen, written from Hobart, Tasmania.

Also included is a letter from Tomás Ó Maoláin to Radio Athlone, congratulating the station on a recently broadcast production of 'Hunger Strike' (6 May 1936).
Main Creator: Gill, M.H. & Son
Language: English
Extent: 15 items.
Call Number: MS 50,423/1 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Subject to the provisions of the Copyright Act 2000, parts of this collection remains in copyright. It is necessary to obtain the express permission of the copyright owner before reproducing any material from this collection.