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O'Leary, Ellen

Deirdre Toomey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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O'Leary, Ellen (1831–1889), poet and Irish nationalist, was born on 23 October 1831 at 16 West Main Street, Tipperary, the second child of John O'Leary (d. 1848), shopkeeper and landlord, and his second wife, Margaret, née Ryan. Her elder brother was John O'Leary (1830–1907)...

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Subjects: Ethnic Politics ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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