Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh was one of the founding members of the Abbey Theatre. In January 1906, when William Butler Yeats was seeking to take control of the theatre, she was to the fore among the actors opposing him.
Yeats did not appreciate this. Nic Shiubhlaigh was “fiercely bullied” by him, records Robert Welch in his history of the Abbey. Nic Shiubhlaigh later recalled Yeats exploding at her, “his whole being shaken by fits of...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team