James Bernard Dollard was a Canadian poet and priest.


Dollard was born at Mooncoin, County Kilkenny, Ireland, the youngest child of Anastasia Quinn and Michael Dollard. He studied Classics at Kilkenny College, and then sailed to Canada, where he studied for the priesthood, graduating from Laval University as a Bachelor of Theology and Bachelor of Canon Law. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1896, and served as a parish priest in Toronto and Uptergrove, Ontario.

He published his first collection of poetry, Irish Mist and Sunshine in 1906, and a second collection, Poems, in 1910.

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