Furlong, Mary (F)

b. 26 November 1866. d. 1898. Nationality: Irish.
Poet. Sister of poets Alice and Katherine Furlong. Contributed to *Nation*, *United Ireland*, *The Irish Monthly*, *The Lamp*, *The Boston Pilot*, and *The Ave Maria*. Ran the family household after the death of her parents c. 1897. Nursed typhus patients in Co. Roscommon, before dying of the disease herself the following year. *Chambers’s Journal* ledger entries refer to her as Miss M. Furlong, of The Villa, Tallaght, Co. Dublin (poem published 14 May 1895; NLS Dep 341/370) and of Old Brown [Bawn] Villa, Tallaght, Co. Dublin (29 July 1893; NLS Dep 341/370). Biographical information: “Alice Furlong,” *DIB*; David James O’Donoghue, *The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary of Irish Writers of English Verse*, Hodges, Figgis & Company, 1912, p. 155. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Seaside Reverie 1892-05-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13245
To the Sea 1893-07-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13307