Higginson, Agnes Shakespeare (pseud. Moira O’Neill) (F)

b. 1865. d. 1955. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Pseudonym: “Moira O’Neill.” Born in Cushendun, County Antrim. Married Walter Claremont Skrine in 1895, and lived with him on his Alberta ranch until returning to Ireland in 1902. Mother of the writer Mary Nesta (“Molly Keane”). Author of *Songs of the Glens of Antrim* (1902), *More Songs of the Glens of Antrim* (1921). Biographical information: Wikipedia <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moira_O%27Neill> (26 March 2021); Agnes Skrine Fonds, University of Alberta <https://searcharchives.ucalgary.ca/agnes-skrine-fonds> (26 March 2021). (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 19
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Sea-Wrack” 1893-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8218
Corrymeela 1894-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8167
A Song of Glen Dun 1894-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8166
Denny’s Daughter 1894-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8147
“I Mind the Day” 1898-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8010
“Lookin’ Back” 1898-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8009
The Boy from Ballytearim 1898-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8011
“Beauty’s a Flower” 1898-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8012
“Lost” 1898-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8013
The North-West—Canada 1899-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7935
The Grand Match 1899-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7937
Birds 1899-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7938
Cuttin’ Rushes 1899-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7941
The Ould Lad 1899-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7943
By Willow Creek 1899-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7944
The Sailor-Man 1899-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7947
The Little Son 1901-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7917
Never Married 1901-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7918
Her Sister 1901-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7919