John O'Mahony

O'Mahony, John (ōmăˈhənē) [key], 1816–77, Irish patriot. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, and became a proficient Irish scholar. After taking part in the unsuccessful Young Ireland rebellion of 1848, he fled to France and from there to the United States, where he was a founder and organizer of the Fenian movement.

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