James Lynam Molloy

1837-1909; Catholic University, Dublin, 1858; English bar, 1863; composer of “The Kerry Dance” and “Love”s Old Sweet Song”, “Darby and Joan”, et al.; also Autumn Holidays on French Rivers (1874); ed. Songs of Ireland (1873); his br. was Nationalist. MP for King’s County (Laois). DIW ODNB OCIL


Irish Literature, gen. ed. Justin McCarthy (Washington: Catholic Univ. of America 1904), selects “The Kerry Dance”, “The Clang of the Wooden Shoon” and “The First Voyage”. See also John Crone (Compendium of Irish Biography).

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