Caesar Otway

Born 1780
Died 1842
Place of Birth Castle Otway, near Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Place of Death Dublin, Ireland
Gender Male
Biographical Notes Religious journalist and writer, born Co. Tipperary, Ireland, son of merchant, Loftus Otway. He attended Trinity College Dublin and was subsequently ordained as a minister. He was appointed to the chaplaincy of Leeson Street Magdalen Chapel, Dublin in 1836. Co-founder of religious magazine the Christian Examiner with Joseph Henderson Singer in 1825. Otway published A Tour in Connaught (1839) and Sketches in Erris and Tyrawley (1841). He worked with painter and antiquary George Petrie on the first volume of the Dublin Penny Journal writing under the pseudonym Terence O’Toole. He was married twice, to Frances Hastings, daughter of the Very Reverend James Hastings, dean of Achonry, and subsequently to Elizabeth Digges La Touche, daughter of W. Digges La Touche of Sans Souci with whom he had four children, two sons and two daughters. He died in Dublin in 1842.


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Plan of Dunamoa fort (Author of travel text)

Court tomb, Ballyglass (Author of travel text)

High Cross, Clonmacnoise (Author of travel text)

Castle Hen, Lough Corrib (Author of travel text)

Clare Island (Author of travel text)

Window of Clare Island Abbey (Author of travel text)

Croagh Patrick (Author of travel text)

Ground plan of antique remains (Author of travel text)

Plan and Section of the Thurrows (Author of travel text)

Downpatrick Head and Dunbrista (Author of travel text)

Moista Sound (Author of travel text)

Innismuck (Author of travel text)

Doonminalla (Author of travel text)

Singular Slip (Author of travel text)

Cromlech, Glengad (Author of travel text)