Justin Mccarthy, an Irish author, born in Cork, Nov. 22, 1830. From 1846 to 1853 he was connected with the Cork "Examiner," and then joined the staff of the " Northern Times" at Liverpool. In 1860 he was a reporter in the house of commons for the London "Morning Star," of which he was subsequently foreign editor, and in 1864 chief editor. In 1868 he resigned that post, travelled extensively through the United States, resided for some time in New York, and returned to London in 1871. He has published "Paul Messie," a novel (anonvmously, 1866; new ed., 1874); "The Waterdale Neighbors" (1867); "Con Amore," a collection of critical essays (1868); "My Enemy's Daughter" (1869); " Lady Judith " (1871); " Prohibitory Legislation in the United States," an account of some studying of such legislation and its workings in Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Iowa, etc. (1872); "Modern Leaders," a series of articles on living celebrities, republished from the "Galaxy" (1872); "A Fair Saxon," a political novel (1873); and " Linley Rochford " (1874). He is now (1874) preparing a " History of English Radicalism and its Leaders since 1832."