NDAI: Gerard O’Meara

Reference Code: IE 2135 N25
Title: The Gerard O’Meara Collection
Dates of Creation: 1974-1975, 1988
Extent and Medium: 14 items (14 files)

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Name of Creator: O’Meara, Gerard (b. 1944).

Biographical History: Photographer Gerard O’Meara was born in Cork City in 1944 and lives in Mallow.  He took up photography at the age of 14 and received his first professional commission just four years later.  Over his long and varied career, theatre and fashion photography have remained closest to his heart.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Gerard O’Meara to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 23 July 2011.


Content and Structure 

Scope and Content: Black and white and colour photographs taken by Gerard O’Meara of the Irish National Ballet Company’s tour in County Cork in 1974 and 1975 and of Joan Denise Moriarty’s ballet classes in Mallow in 1975 and 1988.

System of Arrangement: Items are arranged chronologically by date.


Conditions of Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Conditions Governing Reproduction: Standard copyright regulations apply to all items.  For photocopying or reproducing material, please consult with the staff.

Language/ Scripts of Material: English.


Allied Materials 

Related Units of Description: For additional material relating to the Irish National Ballet, see N4 (Patricia Crosbie), N24 (Conversations from the Archive), and N77 (Irish National Ballet).


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