[Matthew] Edward McNulty

Life
1856-1943; b. Antrim; friend of Bernard Shaw from schooldays in Dublin and also friend of his sister Lucy; worked as bank manager; two comedies performed at the Abbey, The Lord Mayor, 1914, and The Courting of Mary Doyle, 1921; d. 12 May, his estate including manuscript remembrances of Shaw. DIL

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Works
Novels, Misther O'Ryan (London: Edward Arnold 1894); The Son of a Peasant (London: Edward Arnold 1897); Maureen (London: Edward Arnold 1904); Mrs. Mulligan's Millions (Dublin: Maunsel 1918) [as a novel].

Plays, The Lord Mayor (Dublin: Talbot 1914); Mrs. Mulligan's Millions (Dublin: Maunsel 1918) [as a play]; The Courting Couple (Dublin: Gill 1944).

Miscellaneous, ‘George Bernard Shaw as a Boy’ in The Candid Friend (6 July 1901), [q.p.].

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References
Olivia Coolidge, George Bernard Shaw (Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1968); St. John Ervine, Bernard Shaw: His Life, Work and Friends (NY: William Morrow 1956); John O'Donovan, The Shaws of Synge Street (Dixon: Proscenium 1966) [play].

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