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A(lexander) M(artin) Sullivan 1829-1884

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 Born in Bantry, County Cork. He was an influential journalist who eventually owned the Nation. He spent some months in jail in 1867 for an article on the Manchester Martyrs. He was called to the Bar in 1876 and went to London a year later to practise there. He also represented Louth as an MP for six years. His writings include New Ireland and Story of Ireland. He also edited a book on Speeches from the Dock. 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