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Dillon, John Blakelocked

(1814–1866)
  • Brendan Ó Cathaoir

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Dillon, John Blake (1814–1866), Irish nationalist and journalist, was born on 5 May 1814 in Ballaghaderreen, on the borders of Mayo and Roscommon, the fourth of seven children of Luke Dillon (d. 1825), farmer and shopkeeper, and his wife, Anne Blake, of ...

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