May 23, 1754, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

February 5, 1820, Knock, County Mayo, Ireland.

Clifton Street Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Drennan was educated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland (MA 1771, MD 1778), and practiced medicine in Belfast. At one time he edited the Belfast Monthly Magazine. His works include:

  1. All Nature Feels Attractive Power
  2. Blessed Who with Generous Pity Glows
  3. Heaven of Heavens Cannot Contain, The
  4. Humanity! Thou Sent of God
  5. Husbandman Goes Forth Afield, The
  6. In This Fair Globe, with Ocean Bound
  7. O Sweeter Than the Fragrant Flower