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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- A Nation Once Again
- Blind Mary
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- The Green Above The Red
- Celts and Saxons
- My Grave
- The Flower Of Finae
- A Song For The Irish Militia
- The Battle Eve Of The Brigade
- Our Own Again
- The Boatman Of Kinsale
- O'connell's Statue
- The Geraldines
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