Florence Hackett

 

Life
1884-1963; b. Kilkenny, sister of Francis Hackett; ed. Kilkenny and in Wales; With the Benefit of the Clergy (1924). IF2

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References
Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels, Tales, Romances and Folklore [Pt. 2] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), lists With the Benefit of the Clergy (NY: Boni & Liveright 1924), , 298pp., [a study of the tragedy of a made match between Jeremiah Nolan and slovenly Mary Anne Cooney in a which a child dies of mother’s neglect], and calls it ‘Unrelieved tragedy but without melodrama’.

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Kate Newmann, Dictionary of Ulster Biography (Belfast: QUB/IIS 1993), gives variant bio-data: b. Omagh, Co. Tyrone; Radio Eireann plays; stories in Dublin Magazine; also With Benefit of Clergy (NY 1922).

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