PEOPLE

MAURICE G. MELDON

1926 - 1958

Born in Dundalk, Co Louth, Meldon worked in the Civil Service; his plays include Song of the Parakeet (1947; Radio Éireann drama prize), House Under Green Shadows (Abbey 1951), and a dream fantasy, Aisling (37 Theatre Club, 1953; revived by Gate, 1958, and published 1959). Meldon often acted under the pseudonym Art O'Phelan.