O'Mahony, John

O'Mahony, John

(ōmă`hənē), 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 movementFenian movement
or Fenians,
secret revolutionary society organized c.1858 in Ireland and the United States to achieve Irish independence from England by force.
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David Breen (metatarsal) also missed out on the Clare e game while Paul Browne, Graeme Mulcahy, Richie McCarthy, Wayne McNamara, Gavin O'Mahony, John Fitzgibbon were all carrying niggles but should be fit to take the field on June 21.
As a younger man he won an All-Ireland under-21 football medal with Mayo in 1974, playing alongside the likes of John O'Mahony, John P Kean and the late Ger Feeney.
Big Munster displays will be expected from the likes of Aidan O'Mahony, John Galvin, James Masters and Declan Browne.
A final vote will take place at 10pm tonight and it is expected Ms Creighton, TDs Michelle Mulherin, John O'Mahony, John Paul Phelan and James Bannon will vote against the laws.