1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Morgan Peter Kavanagh

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 221.



MORGAN PETER KAVANAUGH. — Wanderings of Lucan and Dinah, a poetical romance in ten cantos, with preface by M. McDermot, London, 1824, 8vo; The Reign of Lockryn, a poem (anonymously), 1839, 8vo.

Probably a Tipperary man. Father of Julia Kavanagh, the well-known Irish novelist. He wrote some peculiar philological works, novels, etc., and died in 1874. For an interesting correspondence respecting one of his novels and his relations with his daughter, see Athenaeum for 1857. See also Boase's Modern Biography.