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Ó Faracháin, Roibeárd, 1909-1984

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1909 - 1984

Biographical Note

Roibeárd Ó Faracháin (Robert Farren) was born in Dublin, Ireland. In early life Ó Faracháin worked as a teacher. He then became involved in Radio Eireann and the Abbey Theatre. With Austin Clarke he helped found in 1940 what became the Lyric Theatre.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Roibeárd Ó Faracháin typescripts

 Collection — Object: MS.2003.029
Scope and Contents

Made up of signed typescripts of two poems by Ó Faracháin. The titles of the poems are "Folk-songs in dining room" and "Defeat of God." The manuscripts contain some corrections by the poet.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1930-1959