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Mr George Abel: Theatre Royal Lessee Passes Away

The passing of Mr George Abel, the esteemed lessee of the Theatre Royal in Limerick, occurred yesterday at Barrington’s Hospital following a short period of illness. Mr Abel, who was in his 47th year, brought with him a wealth of experience in the theatrical profession, having been involved for many years prior to his tenure in Limerick, which commenced eighteen months ago.

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr Abel made notable contributions to the world of theatre, serving as manager for esteemed figures such as Mrs. Langtry and Mrs. Kendal for a significant duration. Additionally, he held the esteemed position of managing director of the Arthur Roushey Opera Company, further solidifying his standing within the industry.

Mr Abel’s untimely demise has elicited profound sadness and regret within the Limerick community, where he was held in high regard. His dedication to the arts and his commitment to enhancing the cultural landscape of the region will be remembered and cherished by those who had the privilege of crossing paths with him.

As the community mourns the loss of Mr George Abel, his legacy as a visionary within the theatrical realm will endure, serving as a testament to his passion and unwavering dedication to his craft.

Evening Irish Times – Saturday 30 December 1916

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