Monday, 30 December 2013 23:33

John Mitchel - Famous Derry Fenian Founder

John Mitchel - Famous Irish Fenian & Founder Of United Irishmen A fearsome Irishman from Co. Derry, John Mitchell's name has been proudly adopted by many clubs and streets all over Ireland. After leaving his native Co. Derry, he came to Dublin to study law at Trinity College and whilst studying in the Metropolis, he chanced upon Thomas Davis and Charles Gavan Duffy, two prominent young Irelanders. Mitchell was also prevailed upon to write a series of articles for ‘The…