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Sullivan, Alexander Martin (1829–1884), journalist and Irish nationalist

Ray Moran

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Sullivan, Alexander Martin (1829–1884), journalist and Irish nationalist, was born on 15 May 1829 at Bantry, co. Cork, the second of seven children of Daniel Sullivan, house painter, and his wife, Catherine, née Baylor, schoolmistress. He received an elementary education locally. Influenced by the impact on the region of the Great Famine of 1845–6, he joined the local confederate club. He (reportedly) set out for ...

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