corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.11.18
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Dictionaries

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

o'Reilly, John Boyle

Resource Toolbox

Poet, novelist, and editor, born Douth Castle, Drogheda, Ireland, June 28, 1844; died Hull, Massachusetts, August 10, 1890. He attended the National School, conducted by his father. After enlisting in the Tenth Hussars, he took part in the Fenian movement, but was betrayed and sent to Australia; whence in 1869, he escaped and found his way to Boston, where he became editor and part proprietor of the Pilot from 1870 until his death. For 20 years he was an invaluable factor in Catholic progress in America. His works include four volumes of poems: Moondyne, a powerful novel based on convict life in Australia; A Story from the Underworld (1879), a story of penal life, and The Irish Question (1886); he also edited The Poetry and Songs of Ireland (1889). His daughter, Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly, wrote How France Built Her Cathedrals, New York, 1921.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'o'Reilly, John Boyle'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/o/oreilly-john-boyle.html. 1910.

Lectionary Calendar
Monday, November 18th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology