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Thomas Osborne Davis October 14 1814 - September 16 1845 was an Irish writer and politician who was the chief organizer and poet of the Young Ireland movement Thomas Davis was born in the town of Mallow in the county of Cork He studied in Trinity College Dublin and received an Arts degree precursory to his being called to the Irish Bar in 1838 He established The Nation newspaper with Charles Gavan Duffy and John Blake Dillon He dedicated his life to Irish nationalism He wrote some stirring nationalistic ballads originally contributed to The Nation and afterwards republished as Spirit of the Nation as well as a memoir of Curran the Irish lawyer and orator prefixed to an edition of his speeches and he had formed many literary plans which were brought to naught by his death from tuberculosis in 1845 at the age of 30

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List of poems by Thomas Osborne Davis 16 total

The Green Above The Red
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Clare's Dragoons
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Oh! The Marriage
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Orange And Green Will Carry The Day
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A Song For The Irish Militia
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Celts And Saxons.
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My Land.
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Blind Mary.
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Fontenoy.
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The Geraldines
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A Nation Once Again.
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A Song For The Irish Militia.
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Clare's Dragoons.
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My Grave.
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Lament For The Death Of Eoghan Ruadh O'Neill.
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Love And War.
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