Poems by Thomas Osborne Davis (1814 - 1845)

Thomas Osborne Davis was a revolutionary Irish writer who was the chief organizer and poet of the Young Ireland movement. He was born in the town of Mallow in the county of Cork. He established The Nation newspaper with Charles Gavan Duffy and John Blake Dillon.He is the author of the famous Irish rebel song A Nation Once Again. He also wrote the Lament for Owen Roe O'Neill. He died from from tuberculosis, in 1845 at the age of 30. He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin.