16 April 1871
JMS, Irish dramatist, was born in Rathfarnham
, a suburb of Dublin
. He was the youngest child among five.
24 March 1909
JMS, Irish dramatist, died of lymphoma in Dublin
before his thirty-eighth birthday.
13 January 1910
JMS's final three-act play, Deirdre of the Sorrows
, which he worked and reworked but left unfinished, was staged at the Abbey Theatre