Michael Hogan was an Irish poet. He was known as the "Troubadour of Thomond".
He was conceived in Thomondgate, County Limerick. His dad was a wheelwright and performer, who additionally made the flutes and fiddles that he played.
He and his family encountered a portion of the attacks of the Great Irish Famine 1845– 1848, about which he composed further down the road.
Hogan's initially distributed works showed up in the Anglo-Celt, at that point in the Irishman, the Nation, the Munster News, and the Limerick Leader.
His first volume of works, Lays and Legends of Thomond, was distributed in Limerick in 1861.
A bigger release, under a similar name, was distributed in Dublin in 1867.
He at that point left on issuing a progression of sarcastic distributions which parodied conspicuous figures in the city.
They accomplished a gigantic dissemination and caused an awesome sensation at the time.
He kept distributing comparative issue until the point that another adaptation of his Lays and Legends was distributed in Dublin in 1880. In 1886, he went to the United States, where he remained for a long time.
An existence measure statue of Hogan was raised to his memory at King Johns Castle Plaza in Limerick city in 2005.