Greacan, Robert (b. 1920), writer

Manuscripts Collection

Linen Hall Library

The manuscripts collection consists of the archives of the Linen Hall Library, including minutes of the Society since its foundation in 1788; minute books of other local societies including Belfast Literary Society (1801- ); the Belfast Total Abstinence Society (1837-58); the Belfast Rhetoric Society (1842-54); the Institute of Journalists (Ulster District) (1890-1939); the Belfast Burns Society ( ...

Robert Greacan Collection

Linen Hall Library

The Robert Greacan Collection at the Linen Hall Library consists of poems, letters, diaries and articles. There is also a memoir of Denis Ireland. Much of the correspondence is with the critic Derek Stanford. Greacan worked at the United Nations Association in London and as a teacher, retiring to Dublin in 1988. He started to write the 1940's, publishing poems, book reviews and articles in The Bel ...