Introduction
Identity Statement
Context
Content and Structure
Conditions of Access and Use

1 Novels
1.1 The End or The Beginning of Love
1.2 The Barracks
1.2.1 Drafts
1.2.2 Related Material
1.3 The Dark
1.3.1 Drafts
1.3.2 Related Material
1.4 The Leavetaking
1.4.1 Drafts
1.4.2 Related Material
1.5 The Pornographer
1.5.1 Drafts
1.5.2 Related Material
1.6 Amongst Women
1.6.1 Drafts
1.6.2 Related Material
1.7 That They May Face The Rising Sun
1.7.1 Drafts
1.7.2 Related Material
1.7.2.1 Easter
1.7.2.2 Radio adaptation
1.7.2.3 Other

2 Short Fiction
2.1 Coming Into His Kingdom
2.2 Strandhill, The Sea
2.3 Why We're Here
2.4 Christmas
2.5 The Key
2.6 Korea
2.7 Wheels
2.8 Hearts of Oak and Bellies of Brass
2.9 Lavin
2.10 My Love, My Umbrella
2.11 Peaches
2.12 The Recruiting Officer
2.13 Swallows
2.14 The Beginning of an Idea
2.15 The Stoat
2.16 A Slip-Up
2.17 Faith, Hope and Charity
2.18 All Sorts of Impossible Things
2.19 The Wine Breath
2.20 Sierra Leone
2.21 Doorways
2.22 Along The Edges
2.23 Gold Watch
2.24 High Ground
2.25 Parachutes
2.26 Crossing The Line
2.27 A Ballad
2.28 Oldfashioned
2.29 Eddie Mac
2.30 Like All Other Men
2.31 Bank Holiday
2.32 The Conversion of William Kirkwood
2.33 The Creamery Manager
2.34 The Country Funeral
2.35 Creatures of the Earth
2.36 The White Boat
2.37 Love of the World
2.38 Collections
2.39 Related Material

3 Drama
3.1 Sinclair
3.2 The Barracks
3.3 Synopsis for plays never produced
3.4 The Power of Darkness
3.5 The Sisters
3.6 Swallows
3.7 The Rockingham Shoot
3.8 The Pornographer
3.9 Film Treatment of Amongst Women
3.10 Faith, Hope and Charity
3.11 Untitled film project
3.12 Iceland Fisherman

4 Non-Fiction
4.1 Essays
4.1.1 'The Image'
4.1.2 Brian Westby
4.1.3 An tOileánach/The Islandman
4.1.4 County Leitrim
4.1.5 Dubliners
4.1.6 The Devil Finds Work for Idle Hands
4.1.7 A Poet Who Worked in Prose
4.1.8 Shame in a Polling Booth
4.1.9 The Bird Swift
4.1.10 The Church and Its Spire
4.1.11 Why the Booker's Such a Hard Bet
4.1.12 Madness/Creativity
4.1.13 Galway, Western Ireland's Lilting Heart
4.1.14 Honeyed Words, A Summer Story
4.1.15 Morocco, the Bitter and the Sweet
4.1.16 'What Ever You Say, Say Nothing': Ireland 1950-1959
4.1.17 Another Country: John McGahern
4.1.18 What is My Language
4.1.19 God and Me
4.2 Introduction and Forewords
4.2.1 The Face of Time: Photographs of County Leitrim
4.2.2 John Butler Yeats: Letters to his Son W.B. Yeats and Others (1869-1922)
4.2.3 Foreword to 'Island: Collected Stories' by Alistair MacLeod
4.2.4 Foreword to Dick Walsh Remembered: Selected Columns from The Irish Times 1990-2002
4.2.5 Forward to 'Augustus' by John Williams
4.2.6 Foreword to 'Stoner' by John Williams
4.3 Book Reviews
4.3.1 Published
4.3.2 Un-published/Publication Unknown
4.4 Public Addresses
4.5 Memoir
4.5.1 Drafts
4.5.2 Related Material

5 Translation

6 Non-Literary Material
6.1 Correspondence
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Between John McGahern and Frank McGahern Snr.
6.2 Interviews
6.3 Newspaper Clippings
6.4 Invitations
6.5 Financial documents
6.6 Passports and Identification Documents.
6.6.1 Passports
6.6.2 Others
6.7 Other

7 Original works not written by John McGahern

8 Unidentified
8.1 Fiction
8.2 Non-Fiction
8.2.1 Yeats
8.2.2 Herman Melville
8.2.3 Criticism
8.2.4 Memoir and Autobiography
8.2.5 Other

9 Accessioned in June 2007
9.1 Fiction
9.2 Drama
9.3 Non-Fiction
9.4 Translations
9.5 Memoir
9.6 Correspondence
9.7 Criticism
9.8 Honorary Degrees
9.9 Others/Unidentified

10 Accessioned 2009
10.1 Fiction
10.2 Drama
10.3 Non-fiction
10.4 Other