Born: Established: 31 Mar 1848 Tipperary (County),
MacCarthy's daughter, Maude was a well-known violinist.
Other published compositions (music only) included:
MacCarthy's obituaries all indicate that he wrote several comic operas. This is also mentioned in his entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography. However, no other works of this nature have been identified to date via Trove's digitised newspaper service.