John Boyle O'Reilly
1844 – 1890
Who was John Boyle O'Reilly?
John Boyle O'Reilly was an Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer. As a youth in Ireland, he was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, or Fenians, for which he was transported to Western Australia. After escaping to the United States, he became a prominent spokesperson for the Irish community and culture, through his editorship of the Boston newspaper The Pilot, his prolific writing, and his lecture tours.
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- Jun 28, 1844
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- Aug 10, 1890