Mary Elizabeth Morton (1876 - 1957):
Poet and broadcaster
May Morton was born in County Limerick and when she was twenty-four came to live in Belfast. She was secretary of the Belfast PEN and became its chairperson. She was also a founder member of the Young Ulster Society and was vice-principal of a girls' model school until 1934. She published poetry in many magazines including Rann, Poetry Ireland and the Cornhill Magazine and broadcast on the BBC and Radio Eireann. Among her publications are Dawn and Afterglow; Masque in Maytime and Sung to the Spinning Wheel.