May Morton

1876-1957; b. Co. Limerick; worked as vice-principal of girls’ model school, Belfast; poetry published and broadcast, RTÉ and BBC; issued Dawn and Afterglow (1939); Masque in Maytime (1948); Spindle and Shuttle (1951); Northern Ireland poetry award in Festival of Britain.


Katie Donovan
, A. N. Jeffares, and Brendan Kennelly, eds., Ireland’s Women (Dublin: G&M 1994), with bio-details as supra.