E Owens Blackburne

















































E. Owens Blackburne c. 1845-1894

Born Elizabeth Owens Blackburne Casey in Slane, County Meath. She went blind as a child and was cured by Sir William Wilde. She became a journalist and went to London. She wrote over 20 novels including A Woman Scorned, The Way Women Love, The Glen of Silver Birches and The Heart of Erin: an Irish Story of  To-day. She also wrote some poetry and Illustrious Irishwomen Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Noted Irish Women from the Earliest Ages to the Present Century. She is buried in an unmarked and unknown grave in Dublin.

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