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Prim, John George Augustus (1821–1875), antiquary and newspaper proprietor, was born in Kilkenny, the eldest son of John H. Prim. He was probably educated in Kilkenny. He was a general printer and stationer in the city and in the mid-1850s became proprietor of the ...

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Sterling, Joseph (fl. 1765–1794), poet and antiquary, was the leading Irish Spenserian of his generation. Nothing is known of his origins, and very little of his life. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a sizar in 1765, although no degree is recorded, and though he took orders, he seems to have lived as a private gentleman. At ...