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O'Leary, Ellenlocked

(1831–1889)
  • Deirdre Toomey

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O'Leary, Ellen (1831–1889), poet and Irish nationalist, was born on 23 October 1831 at 16 West Main Street, Tipperary, the second child of John O'Leary (d. 1848), shopkeeper and landlord, and his second wife, Margaret, née Ryan. Her elder brother was John O'Leary (1830–1907)...

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