1828-1876; b. Cloyne, Co. Cork, 1 July; Nation poet [pseud William
of Munster], 1850s; The Moon Behind the Hill, 20 Dec. 1856,
later famous as a Christy Minstrel ballad; same pseud. in Duffys
Fireside Magazine, 1851-52; author of anon. introduction to Hayess
allads of Ireland; ed. The Lamp, in Leeds; then Tipperary Leader,
and lastly Kilkenny Journal; Mayor of Kilkenny; d. 3 Sept.