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Furlong, Thomas (1794–1827), poet

Robert Welch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10247

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Furlong, Thomas (1794–1827), poet, was born at Ballylough, Scarawalsh, near Ferns, co. Wexford, the youngest of the five children of a small farmer and carman. His father travelled regularly to Dublin, where he secured a job for Furlong as a grocer's assistant. Early efforts in verse drew the attention of ...

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