(1830–1908), novelist, born in Dublin. Daughter of a clerk, she married in 1846 and was soon widowed, then went to London. In 1858 she married John Cashel Hoey, formerly manager of The Nation. She produced many novels including: A House of Cards (1868), A Golden Sorrow (1872), and Kate Cronin's Dowry (1877).
From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.