Thomas Davis was born in the town of Mallow in the county of Cork, the son of a Welsh father, a surgeon in the Royal Artillery, and an Irish mother. His father died one month after his birth and his mother moved to Warrington Place near Mount Street bridge in Dublin. In 1830, they moved to 67 Lower Baggot Street. He attended school in Lower Mount Street before studying in Trinity College, Dublin. He graduated in Law and received an Arts degree in 1836, precursory to his being called to the Irish Bar in 1838.
He established The Nation newspaper with Charles Gavan Duffy and John Blake Dillon. He dedicated his life to Irish nationalism.
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- Celts and Saxons
- A Song For The Irish Militia
- My Land
- A Nation Once Again
- The Flower Of Finae
- The Green Above The Red
- My Grave
- Blind Mary
- Lament For The Death Of Eoghan Ruadh O'n...
- O'connell's Statue
- The Geraldines
- The Boatman Of Kinsale
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