MacDonagh, Thomas Stanislaus
- Patrick Gillan
MacDonagh, Thomas Stanislaus (1878–1916), poet and critic, was born on 1 February 1878 in Cloughjordan, co. Tipperary, one of the eight children of Joseph MacDonagh (1834–1894), a schoolteacher, and his wife, Mary, née Parker (d. 1908), also a teacher. His parents were both Roman Catholics; his mother, formerly a protestant, had converted before her marriage. ...