Alfred Denis Godley (1856 - 1925):
Journalist and writer
Alfred Godley was born in Ashfield, County Cavan. He was educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford. He was a tutor and Fellow of Magdalen College from 1883 until 1912. He edited and translated the works of Herodotus, Tacitus and Horace and edited the poems of Thomas Moore and W. M. Praed. From 1910 to 1920 he was joint editor of the Classical Review. Among his publications are Verses of Order; Lyra Frivola and The Casual Ward. He died in Oxford.