James Clarence Mangan

















































James Clarence Mangan 1803-1849

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Born in Dublin. He worked as a copy clerk for ten years and then barely made a living by writing. He contributed to various publications including the Nation. He wrote poems based on translations from the German and other languages, including Irish which he didnít know. His poems include Dark Rosaleen, The Nameless One and The Woman of Three Cows. A bust of him by Oliver Sheppard stands in St Stephenís Green in Dublin. He was buried in Dublin.

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