(1762–1812), dramatist; born in Limerick. He travelled with a company of actors through Ireland. His opera The Outcast (1796) was produced in Drury Lane. Six of his fourteen plays were published, of which The Soldier's Daughter (1804) was a witty comedy about competing lovers. Spanish Dollars; or, The Priest of the Parish (1806) is set on the Irish coast,
From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.