Thomas MacDonagh
 

 

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Thomas MacDonagh 1878-1916

Born in Cloughjordan, County Tipperary. He helped to establish St Endaís in Rathfarnham and the Irish National Theatre. He trained the Volunteers and fought in Jacobís Factory during the Easter Rising. He was one of the signatories of the Proclamation. He was also a poet, a playwright and critic whose works include April and May, The Golden Joy, Songs of Myself, Lyrical Poems and When the Dawn is Come. He is buried with the other executed leaders of 1916 in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill, Dublin. The graves are located close to the back wall of the churchyard.

            Giford.jpg (33406 bytes)He was married to Muriel Gifford who is buried in Dublin.

 

 

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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