Emily Burtchaell

1817-1890; b. Kilkenny; author of Sacrifice and Other Stories (Kilkenny: Coyle Bros. 1873), being ‘Sacrifice’, a story of a romantic tragedy in which the narrator Rev. Frank Kearns is forced to speaking the marriage lines over a bride he loves and who is affianced against her wished to another, and who dies at the wedding; also ‘The Haunted Forge’, set in Leinster and dealing with conspiracy and the saving of the Minister’s dg. from Black Bill of the White Feet; and ‘A London Story’. IF2