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Timothy Daniel Sullivan 1827-1914

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Born in Bantry, County Cork. He was the older brother of A. M. Sullivan and became editor of the Nation in 1876. He was a Nationalist MP from 1880-1887. In 1887 he was imprisoned. He wrote a number of songs including God Save Ireland and The Song of the Canadian Backwoods (Ireland, Boys, Hooray). Other works include Dunboy, Blanaid, Green Leaves A Volume of Irish Verse, Lays of the Land League, Prison Poems; or Lays of Tullamore and Recollections of Troubled Times in Irish sullivan td.jpg (54400 bytes)Politics. He is buried in Dublin. The top photograph shows the grave before it was tidied up by the National Graves Association.

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