Thomas Caulfield Irwin (1923 - 1892):
Thomas Irwin was born at Warrenpoint, County Down, and was educated privately. As a young man he travelled to Europe and North Africa. His poems, which he had published in Irish magazines such as the Nation, and the Dublin University Review, have been collected into eight volumes. Richard Dowling called him 'the Irish Keats'. He published a selection of prose sketches, Winter and Summer Stories; a biography of Swift; Irish Poems and Legends and Songs and Romances. He died in Rathmines, Dublin.