John T. Kelly
[?-?; fl. 1894]; secretary of Southwark Irish Literary Club, c.1883; SEE
W. P. Ryan, The Irish Literary Revival (1894), 15ff.; John T Kelly
writes to appeal that something be done for the grave of John Francis
ODonnell at Kendal Green, resulting also in the publication of his
poems, issued at Christmas 1890, a volume which stand unquestionable
as one of the most creditable additions made to Irish literature in the
latter half of our century ; The National Literary Society ...
originators of the movement - in the summer of 1892 - were W. B. Yeats
and John T Kelly. ; attended first formal meeting at John OLearys
house on Mountjoy Sq. ; at the Rotunda meeting, John OLeary
and John T Kelly explained and urged the new departure. ... John T Kelly
was appointed provisional secretary .