D. J. ODonoghue, The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912); The Danciad, a poem (Limerick
1783); The Vision containing reflections on fashionable marriage
etc., by an enemy of them all [anon] (Dublin 1798); The West Briton,
poems (Dublin 1800), The Barrister, poems (Lon. 1812, 1820); The
Nose-Gay, an attack on a Limerick banker which encurred a law suit
causing Grady to live in Brussels; OConnell was his attorney; mentioned
in Moores diary; The West Briton is a defence of the Union;
known as Spectacle Grady; further details as IBL below
[substituting Paris for Paris]; in 1805 he was high sherriff for Limerick;
see references in Daniel O. Maddens Revelations of Ireland.
Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature
in English, The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin
Smythe 1980), Vol. I; , [The Danciad, 1783]; [The Vision,
1798]; The Barrister (1799); The West Briton, being a collection
of Poems on various subjects (1800, claiming to be 2nd ed.); 1st, 2nd,
& 3rd Letter[s] of The Country Post Bag, the 3rd
being The Nosegay (1815).
No Dictionary of National Biography entry.
Irish Book Lover, Vol. VII, No. 11, p.188: The Nosegay was
a satire on George Evans Bruce, a fellow-barrister [RAF says banker] who
won a suit of £500 against Grady, causing the latter to flee to Paris,
where he died.