MacGill, Patrick, 1890-1963

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Birth 1890-12-24
Death 1963-11-23
Irish (Republic of Ireland)
English

Biographical notes:

Irish writer Patrick MacGill (1890–1963) is remembered for his poems and novels. MacGill was known as the "Navvy Poet" because of the low-skilled jobs he held prior to writing as well as for his poetry, which described the experiences of Irish working people.

"Patrick MacGill 1890–1963." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 23, 2007).

From the guide to the Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem, 1913 July 16, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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  • Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence

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