Thom's Irish Who's Who/Gregory, Lady Augusta

3132373Thom's Irish Who's Who — Gregory, Lady Augusta

GREGORY, Lady Augusta, dau. of Dudley Persse, of Roxborough, Co. Galway; m. 7th March, 1880, as his 2nd wife, the Rt. Hon. Sir William Henry Gregory. P.C., K.C.M.G., F.R.S.; M.P. for the City of Dublin, 1842-7, and for the Co. of Galway, 1857-72; was subsequently Gov. of Ceylon; and d. 6th March, 1892. Is a Director of the Abbey Theatre. Edited: Autobiography of Sir W. Gregory, 1894; Mr. Gregory's Letter Box (Smith Elder), 1898. Her chief books are: Cuchulain of Muirthemne, pub. 1902 (Murray); Poets and Dreamers, 1903 (Murray); Gods and Fighting Men, 1904 (Murray): A Book of Saints and Wonders, 1907 (Murray). Seven Short Plays, 1909 (Putnam); Irish Folk History Plays, 1912 (Putnam): New Comedies, 1913; Our Irish Theatre, 1913: The Golden Apple, 1916 (Murray); The Kiltartan Poetry Book, (Putnam), 1919: The Dragon. 1920 (Putnam); Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, 1920 (Putnam; Hugh Lane's Life and Achievement, 1921 (Murray): The Image and other Plays (Putnam), 1922 Recns.: Tree-planting and Grandchildren. Res: Coole Park, Gort, Co. Galway.