Hugh Harkin

1791-1854; b. Magilligan, Co. Derry; practised medicine in Coleraine; contrib. Vindicator, Dublin Penny Journal, and The Nation. His occasional poems were printed; issued Sacred Songs for the People (1849), hymns adapted to popular airs; issued The Quarter Clift, or The Life and Adventures of Hudy M’Guigan, in serial-form during 1840, but was injuncted as referring to persons in the Randalstown and Draperstown districts. RAF DUB

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