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National Dance Archive of Ireland

Ann Gallagher

Identity Statement

Reference Code: IE 2135 N44
Title: The Ann Gallagher Papers
Dates of Creation: c. 1940-2001 (predominantly 1950-1963)
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium: 1 box (64 files)

Context

Name of Creator(s): Gallagher, Ann.

Biographical History: Ann Gallagher, the daughter of Frank and Cecilia Gallagher, was born in Dublin. She attended the Abbey School of Ballet under Muriel Kelly's direction as a child, and it was at the Abbey School that her life-long interest in ballet started. She was interested in and exposed to all aspects of Dublin's cultural life from an early age, and began visiting ballets and collecting programmes, which form the core of this collection

Content & Structure

Scope and Content: Books, commemorative booklets, programmes, advertisements and press cuttings relating to ballet performances in Ireland, collected by Ann Gallagher as testament to her many visits to the ballet in Dublin as a young girl, and her love and understanding of the art form.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access: Please contact us in advance to make an appointment to see this collection.
Finding Aid: Descriptive List (click on link below)

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