Duffy, Sir Charles Gavan (b. 1816)

Duffy, Sir Charles Gavan, an Irish patriot, born in co. Monaghan; bred for the bar; took to journalism in the interest of his country's emancipation; was one of the founders of the Nation newspaper; was twice over tried for sedition, but acquitted; emigrated at length to Australia, where he soon plunged into Colonial politics, and in his political capacity rendered distinguished services to the Australian colonies, especially in obtaining important concessions from the mother-country; he is the author of the “Ballad Poetry of Ireland,” and an interesting record of his early experiences in “Young Ireland”; (b. 1816).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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