William Carleton (1794-1869) and Sir Charles Gavan Duffy (1816-1903) from Hedge Schools in Monaghan and Tyrone and the Reverend John Blackley’s Classical Academy, the Beat of the Orange Drum, to Literary Renown and Prime Minister of Victoria.

From ‘An Irish Childhood’, A. Norman Jeffares dn Anthony Kamm.



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