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Mary Balfour published at least four books:

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Charlotte Eliza Dixon published at least three volumes of poems:

 

  • The Mount of Olives, or the Resurrection and Ascension: a poem. In continuation of Calvary. London, 1814.

     

  • Trifles. Dublin: Privately published, 1823.

     

  • "Bread cast upon the waters." London, 1830.
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Rosemarie Rowley was born in Dublin in 1942. After a spell working in the Agricultural Institute in Dublin, which she left for ecological reasons, she went to England to work for the BBC and as a schoolteacher in Birmingham. She attended Trinity College, Dublin, for her first degree in English, Irish, and Philosophy, graduating with a Distinction in English in the late 'sixties.

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All works by W. B. Yeats, although briefly out of copyright in the 1990s, re-entered copyright since then and can only be published by permission of the publishers or the poet's estate.

For a brief biography of the poet, see the Nobel Foundation Web site and

Biography: 
  • Gillan, Patrick. "MacDonagh, Thomas Stanislaus (1878-1916)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
Biography: 
  • French, Percy. Prose, Poems and Parodies of Percy French. Ed. Mrs. de Burgh Daly. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1929. PR6011 .R45P7 1930 St. Michael's College
  • --. Best Irish Songs of Percy French. Ed. Tony Butler. London: Wolfe Publishing Ltd., 1971. 16-17. ML54.6 .F7B4 Robarts Library
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Born on August 19, 1891, in Slane, Ireland, Francis Ledwidge left school when twelve years old to work on a farm, on the roads, and in the mines. Before he entered World War I in October 1914 in the 5th battalion of the Royal Inniskillings, Ledwidge published verse in the Drogheda Independent.

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  • Edwards, Owen Dudley. "Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills (1854–1900)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. Online ed. Ed. Lawrence Goldman. Jan. 2010.
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Born near Dublin on April 16, 1871, John Millington Synge studied at Trinity College Dublin. When he was travelling in Europe, he met W. B. Yeats in Paris in 1896, who advised him to return to the Aran Islands to find the well-springs of his writing. Synge did so and published The Aran Islands in 1906.

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