John Blake Dillon

















































John Blake Dillon 1816-1866

With Thomas Davis and Gavan Duffy, he founded the Nation newspaper. He took part in the 1848 rising, escaped to France, and afterwards went to America. He returned after an amnesty in 1855 and was elected M.P. for Tipperary in 1865 but died a year later. He is buried in Dublin.








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