Reference Entry

O'Hara, Kane (1711/1712-1782), playwright

Phyllis T. Dircks

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


O'Hara, Kane (1711/1712-1782), playwright, was born at Templehouse in Connaught, the son of Kean O'Hara, a squire and member of an ancient Sligo family. Young O'Hara received his early schooling from the Revd William Jackson at Mount Temple and entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 3 March 1728, aged sixteen, receiving ...

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