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Maura Laverty 1907-1966

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Born in Rathangan, Co. Kildare. After a few years in Spain she returned to Ireland to work in journalism and broadcasting. She wrote novels, children’s books and cookery books. Her works include Never No More, Alone We Embark, No More Than Human and Lift Up Your Gates. Her play, Tolka Row, led to the setting up of a television series of the same name. She is buried in Dublin.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book