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From 1715 to 1720 he was the resident playwright at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin, the leading Irish theatre at the time. In 1719 his tragedy Rotherick O'Connor, King of Connaught was staged at Smock Alley, and with the comedy Irish Hospitality, and other plays, collected and published in 1720.
- Edwards p.198
- Edwards, Philip. Threshold of a Nation: A Study in English and Irish Drama. Cambridge University Press, 1979.