O the bells of Shandon Sound far more grand on The pleasant waters Of the River Lee.
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Francis Sylvester Mahony was born in Cork, Ireland. He, also known by the pen name Father Prout, was an Irish humorist and journalist. He was educated at the Jesuit Clongowes Wood College, Kildare and Saint Acheul, Amiens, France. He became a leading contributor to Fraser's Magazine, under the signature of "Father Prout". Later he acted as foreign correspondent to various newspapers, and during the last eight years of his life, his articles formed a main attraction of The Globe. For Fraser, also, he wrote "The Bells of Shandon" and other well-known pieces of poetry.
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