Thomas Moore
(1779-1852)

Died aged c. 73

Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

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Tom Moore 1779–1852 poet lived here

85 George Street, Marylebone, W1, London, United Kingdom where they lived

1779 The birthplace of Thomas Moore, Ireland's lyric poet. Reconstructed in 1963

12 Aungier St, Dublin, Ireland where they was born (1779)

Site of Whytes Academy 1758 - 1824 Pupils here included Richard Brinsley Sheridan Thomas Moore Robert Emmet Arthur Wellesley Late Duke of Wellington.

78 - 79 Grafton St (Bewleys), Dublin, Ireland where they attended school