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Collection Description

Collection Title
Abbey Theatre (1905-1981)
Unique Identifier
Abbey Theatre
12 boxes of programmes from the Abbey Theatre from 1905 to 1981 including:

25/10/20: Grand Complimentary Concert to Mrs. P.J. Heffernan.
15/11/[20]: Miss Eurydice Draconi.
20/11/21: Grand Concert.
16/5/25: Metropolitan Hall: Dublin Philharmoinc Choral Society inaugural concert. Flyer.
29/3/06-3/4/06: A grand concert by the members of the Sodality of the Assumption and D.M. Police Band.
8/6/81-13/6/81: Irish National Opera; premiere production of 'The wedding' by A.J. Potter.
6/11/[year unknown]: Miss Jean Nolan with Miss Petite O'Hara. Playbill.
30/9/[05]: Acme Benevolent Fund Second Annual Concert. Mixed programme.
17/1/06: Complimentary Concert to Wm. Henry Huish.

Collection includes numerous ballet programmes by the Irish Ballet Company; numerous mixed theatrical and orchestral programmes, the latter directed by F.M. May, Seán O'Riada (John Reidy), Pól MacCafraidh and J.F. Larchet.
Date range of collection
1905 - 1981
Accumulation Dates
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Not Specific
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Location Details

National Library of Ireland: Department of Ephemera
Kildare Street Dublin 2 Ireland
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council