Louise McKay

Life
[?-?]; Killough, Co. Down; The Mountains of Mourne: Their Charm and Their People (1922); A Little Bit of Ireland: Mourne Folk [1927]; Grave and Gay [1938]; My Oul’ Town: Characters and Sketches from Life (?1928), all published in a uniform series of square octavo with illustrated covers. IF2

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Works
L. McKay, The Mountains of Mourne, their Charm and their People (London: Jarrolds 1922); A Little Bit of Ireland: Our Own County Down (London: Stanley Paul & Co. 1927), 128pp., ded. JWC and RT; frontispiece ill. of Ardglass; epigraph, ’Tis well worth fighting for, my own County Down’); My Oul’ Town: Characters and Sketches from Life (London: Stanley Paul [1928] & Co.), ill. J. W. Carey and T. E. Marthew.

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References
Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction [Pt II] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), lists The Mountains of Mourne, their Charm and their People (1922); A Little Bit of Ireland; Mourne Folk [1927]; Grave and Gay [1938], two stories; all local traditions and folk memories, cast as fiction.

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