Civil Registration LDS/CD set 1864-1875 Ireland:
Jane Augusta Devlin born 2 June 1873 No.3 North City, City of Dublin, Parents: James Devlin Mo. Jane Partridge #255877
Jane Develin born 28 June 1874 Malahide, Dubline
Fa: Arthur Develin Mo. Mary Berry #255908www.familysearch.org
Prison Registers 1790-1924
William James,Also Known As Mattw. James born 1893 YellowLane Dublin
1910 living Upper Dorset St.
Prison Register 1910 age 17 event living Event: 1910 Prisoner, Mountjoy Prison, Loitering
Prison Registers 1790-1924 Item 3, Book 1/45/1 Dublin
William James born 1893
Mountjoy Prison age 17
Item 10, Book 1/49/1 #004492732
William James birth place 1893 The Yellow Lane, Drumcondra
1909 age 16 Prison Kilmainham, Dublin
Item 8, Book 1/10/49 Dublin #004492664
This is all I have found.
The CD's I have only go from 1864-1875, and without a name for his father, I can't go back further to trace his father's name and place of birth and his parents. Are you sure that there is no father's name on the birth record and marriage record.