George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the ... more »
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''My one claim to originality among Irishmen is that I have never made a speech.''George Moore (1852-1933), Irish author. Ave, ch. 4 (1911).