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Francis Sylvester Mahony (Father Prout) (1804–1866)

Mahony, Francis [“Father Prout”]. A noted Irish journalist and poet; born at Cork, about 1804; died in Paris, 1866. Ordained a Roman Catholic priest, he resigned his calling about 1834, and became an author. He published: ‘Reliques of Father Prout’ (1836), contributed originally to Fraser’s Magazine (a final volume appeared in 1876, edited by Blanchard Jerrold); ‘Facts and Figures from Italy’ (1847), published originally as letters to the Daily News. He died in a monastery, to which he retired in 1864. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).