Mary Tighe
 

 

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Mary Tighe 1772-1810

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Born in County Wicklow. She is remembered for her long poem Psyche, or the Legend of Love, which was extremely popular and was reprinted after her death. The poem was much admired by Keats and is said to have influenced his Endymion. She is buried in County Kilkenny.

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