Davis, Thomas (1814-1845), an Irish poet and patriot, born at Mallow, his father being an army surgeon. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and afterwards visited London and the Continent. In 1838 he was called to the bar. He was an advocate of Repeal, and became co-editor with John Dillon of the Dublin Morning Register. In 1842 he became connected with the Nation. Besides poems and essays, he published the speeches of Curran, and produced other works.