Downes, George (M)

b. 1790. d. 23 August 1846. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, travel writer, and topographer. Born in Dublin. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Travelled widely through Europe. Biographical information: *DIB*; Alfred John Webb, *A Compendium of Irish Biography*, M. H. Gill & Son, 1878, p. 155. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 7
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The St John’s-Wort 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9085
Han’s Heiling’s Rock 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9074
The Fall of Roderick and Spain 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9083
The Ruins of the Castle of St Cervantes 1821-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9077
Sonnet. Written off the Dutch Coast, August 1st, 1820 1821-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9170
To the New Year. Commenced in Savoy, Between Frangy and Geneva, on the 1st of January, 1826 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15538
Hülseburg 1831 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15703