?1845-; elder br. of D. P. Moran; Waterford solicitor, and member
of literary circle including Richard Dowling, Thomas Sexton, and Edmund
Downey; author of Edward ODonnell, a Story of Ireland in Our
Day (1884); practised law in Brooklyn, d. America. IF.
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction [Pt. I] (Dublin: Maunsel
1919), calls him about 25 years older than his br. D. P. Moran; lists Edward ODonnell, a Story of Ireland in Our Day (NY: Green
1884), 300pp. [Fethard Co. Tipperary during Land League, sympathies with
Land League and physical force]. Browns copy, of Edward ODonnell
(1884), noticed here, includes a printed facsimile signature of ODonovan
Edmund Downey [?obituary] attributes Edward ODonnell to
Moran in Irish Book Lover (Sept. 1915).