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John O’Hagan 1822-1890

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Born in Newry, County Down. He was a barrister who defended Gavan Duffy among others after the 1848 Rising. In 1881, he became chief of the Irish Land Commission. He wrote under the name of ‘Sliabh Cuilinn’, contributing poems to the Nation. He also translated the Song of Roland. He is buried in Dublin.

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