Aubrey DeVere
 

 

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Aubrey De Vere 1814-1902

Born in Curragh Chase, County Limerick. He became a Catholic in 1851 and many of his poems were devoted to religious themes. Probably his most successful poem was Inisfail. Other works include The Waldenses with Other Poems, English Misrule and Irish Misdeeds, The Legends of St Patrick, Critical Essays, May Carols and Recollections. His brother Stephen was instrumental in drawing attention to the terrible conditions endured during the famine and on board the famine ships. Aubrey assisted his brother in famine relief schemes. He is buried in County Limerick.

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