After the favorable reception of Love and a Bottle Farquhar decided to devote himself to playwriting. He was buried in the Church of St. )
List of Northern Irish writers
George Farquhar (1677 – 29 April 1707) was an Irish dramatist. He is noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).