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Robert Dwyer Joyce (1836–1883)

Joyce, Robert Dwyer. An Irish poet; born in County Limerick, 1836; died in Dublin, Oct. 23, 1883. In 1866 he came to the United States. He was a versatile writer of ballads, songs, and sketches; and contributed to the Pilot and other Irish journals. His best-known published works are: ‘Ballads, Romances, and Songs’ (1872); ‘Deirdré,’ an epic poem, which appeared anonymously as one of the ‘No Name Series’ (1876); ‘Legends of the Wars in Ireland’ (1868); ‘Fireside Stories of Ireland’ (1871); ‘Blanid,’ a poem (1879); ‘The Squire of Castleton.’