Teresa Brayton
 

 

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Teresa Brayton 1866-1943

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Born in Kilbrook, near Kilcock, County Kildare. She was a teacher before she went to America where she became involved with the Irish Republican Brotherhood. She brayton.jpg (38367 bytes)was a poet whose works include The Flame of Ireland, Song of the Dawn and Christmas Verses. Her most famous poem was The Old Bog Road which was put to music and became one of the best known of Irish songs. She is buried in County Kildare.

 

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book