John O'Hagan

Lawyer and writer; born Newry, County Down, Ireland, 1822; died Dublin, Ireland, 1890. His brilliant career at the bar was crowned by his elevation to the High Court of Justice by Gladstone. In his earliest manhood he was one of the leading poets of "The Nation" group, and late in life wrote the first English poetical translation of "La Chanson de Roland."

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