Justin McCarthy
 

 

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Justin McCarthy 1830-1912

Born in Cork. He worked as a journalist on a number of Irish and English papers including the Cork Examiner, the Morning Star and the Daily News.  He wrote a number of successful novels and histories. He was elected MP for Longford in 1879 and was leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party until 1896. He led the anti-Parnell faction after the divorce case. His works include History of Our Own Times (five volumes), Dear Lady Disdain, Red Diamonds, Camiola A Girl With a Fortune, A Fair Saxon, Mononia and over a dozen others. He is buried in London.

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