Michael Doheny
 

 

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Michael Doheny 1805-1863

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Born near Fethard, County Tipperary. He was one of the founders of the Fenian Brotherhood in America. He wrote The Felonís Track, the poem A Cushla Gal Mo Chree and the song The Shan Van Vocht. He was buried in New York. His grave was unmarked until 7th October 1989 when New York Tipperary-menís N & B Association erected a monument to him. The photo shows the unveiling of the gravestone. Photo By Joe Grogan

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