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Richard Rowley 1877-1947

Born Richard Valentine Williams in Belfast. After the collapse of the family business in 1931 he became Chairman of the Assistance Board. He founded the Mourne Press which published works by Michael McLaverty, Sam Hanna Bell, Forrest Reid and by himself. His works include The City of Refuge, Ballads of Mourne and Apollo in Mourne. He is buried in Belfast.

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