Daniel A. O’Meara

fl.1810-19 [called ‘Mara’;] Brian Boroihme (Peter St. Theatre, [c.1810]); author of songs, The Widow Malone and Paddy O’Carroll”; he cashed on on Moore's success with a version of [“’Tis the Last Rose of Summer” in 1819. GBI


Stephen Brown,ed., A Guide To Books on Ireland (Dublin: Hodges, Figgis 1912), lists Daniel O’Meara, Brian Boroimhe, adapted by Knowles and cites information in The Warder (13 Jan. 1866).

Peter Kavanagh, The Irish Theatre (1946), cites Brian Boroihme (Peter St. Theatre [c.1810]).

British Library holds “Oh behold this young rose Bud”, a ballad, written by D. A. O’Meara ... adapted to a favorite Irish melody “’Tis the Last Rose of Summer” from A Selection of Irish Melodies by Thomas Moore, with an accompaniment for the piano forte (London: W. Dale [1819]), 3pp., fol.

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