James Lynam Molloy
Initially concentrating on operettas, he later gained popularity with his songs The Old Cottage Clock, Bantry Bay and The Kerry Dance. In 1884 he had his greatest success of all Love's Old Sweet Song, a song since very popular with sailors, among others. He wrote several songs with W. S. Gilbert, including "Thady O'Flynn" (1868), "Corisande" (1870) and "Eily's Reason" (1871). He also wrote a book in 1874 called Our Autumn Holiday on French Rivers.