Máirín Cregan, a writer of children’s books, radio scripts, newspaper articles and plays, was born in Killorglin, Co. Kerry in 1891. Married to Dr. James Ryan, she was a member of Cumann na mBan and received a service medal for her work during the War of Independence. She died in 1975.
Archival History ↴
Donated to the National Library of Ireland by the family of Máirín Cregan
Immediate Source Acquisition ↴
Content & Structure
Scope & Content: Cregan, Máirín, 1891–1975 ↴
Literary papers of the children’s author Máirín Cregan, comprising typescripts and manuscripts of both published and unpublished books, radio scripts and plays. The collection also contains editorial correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, 1933 – 2003
Appraisal Destruction ↴
The collection is arranged as follows:
II. Manuscripts and Typescripts
III. Newspaper cuttings
IV. Published work
V. Miscellaneous items
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