Author:Theobald Wolfe Tone
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|Theobald Wolfe Tone, known more so as Wolfe Tone was born at 44 Stafford Street (now Wolfe Tone Street), in Dublin, on June 20, 1763. The son of a coach-maker, he was to go on to become a leading figure in the United Irishmen (Irish independence movement) and is regarded as the founding father of Irish republicans. He died in the Provost’s Prison in Dublin on 19 November, 1798 for his part in the 1798 Rebellion. He was buried by his father in the churchyard in Bodenstown, Co. Kildare.|
Works about Tone
- “Tone, Theobald Wolfe,” in A Compendium of Irish Biography by Alfred Webb, Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son (1878).