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Piaras Béaslaí (1881 - 1965)

Piaras Béaslaí (15 February 1881 – 22 June 1965) was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), a member of Dáil Éireann and also an Irish author, playwright...

10/28/2015 10/28/2015

James Clarence Mangan MP (1803 - 1849)

James Clarence Mangan Irish poet Career Mangan began submitting verses to Dublin publications, the first being published in 1818. From 1820 he adopted the middle name Clarence. In 1830 he began p...

4/2/2015 4/2/2015

Robert Hewson (1850 - 1919)

Baptism St Pauls RC. Sponsor Julia Corr 1911 Census - Residents of a house 43 in Avondale Avenue (Arran Quay, Dublin)

6/13/2012 3/20/2015

Sir Charles Gavan Duffy MP (1816 - 1903)

Si Charles Gavan Duffy The Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, KCMG, PC (12 April 1816 – 9 February 1903), Irish nationalist, journalist, Poet and Australian politician, was the 8th Premier of V...

3/21/2014 3/21/2014

Thomas Ashe MP (1885 - 1917)

Thomas Patrick Ashe Allegiance Irish Republican Brotherhood Irish Volunteers Years of service 1913–1917 Rank Battalion Commander Battles/wars Easter Rising Thomas Patrick Ash...

9/22/2013 9/22/2013

Emily Heron (c.1822 - 1863)

"In memoriam Emiliae D. C. Heron, dilectissimae conjugis morbum saevum pectoris per longos annos humiliter ac pia fortitudine patiebatur. Rediens ex Helvetia ubi sanitatem frustra quaerebat in navi 'Mu...

3/11/2012 1/7/2013

Rose Doherty (b. - 2004)

Buried in the family plot along with her husband John and their son Volunteer Martin "Doco" Doherty. Documentation of her death is provided by their common tombstone.

8/31/2012 8/31/2012

John Doherty (b. - 1989)

Buried in the family plot along with his wife Rose and their son Volunteer Martin "Doco" Doherty. Documentation of his date of death is provided by their common tombstone.

8/31/2012 8/31/2012

Joseph Plunkett MP (1887 - 1916)

"Seosamh Máire Pluincéid"

Joseph Plunkett Joseph Mary Plunkett (Irish: Seosamh Máire Pluincéid, 21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916) was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter R...

8/27/2012 8/28/2012

James Connolly MP (1868 - 1916)

"Séamas Ó Conghaile"

Source: Wikipedia JAMES CONNOLLY James Connoly (5 June 1868 - 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader. He was born in the Cowgate area of Edinburgh, Scotland to Irish immigrant pa...

8/26/2012 8/28/2012

Francis Skeffington On of the more tragic cases among the civilian casualties was Francis -Skeffington who was murdered while in military custody. Francis Skeffington was born in 1878 in Bailieboroug...

8/19/2012 8/19/2012

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

David P. Tyndall (deceased)

Prominent Irish businessman who transformed the grocery business.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Journalist and politician.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington MP (1877 - 1946)

Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Johanna Mary (Hanna) Sheehy-Skeffington, was a suffragette and Irish nationalist. Along with her husband and Margaret Cousins and James Cousins she founded the Irish Women's ...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Daniel D. Sheehan (deceased)

First independent Irish Labor MP.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Patrick "P. J." Rutledge (deceased)

"P. J."

Minister in Eamon de Valera's early governments.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Henry O'Neill (1798 - 1880)

Henry O'Neill Painter and archaeologist. From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913 Was born in Clonmel in 1798, the only child of Henry O'Neill and his wife, a daughter of Samuel Watson, bookse...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

James O'Mara (deceased)

Nationalist leader and member of the first Dial.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

John O'Leary (deceased)

Feinian poet.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

John O'Mahony (deceased)

A founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Sean T. O'Kelly MP (1882 - 1966)

2nd President of Ireland (1945-1959). Seán Thomas O'Kelly (Irish: Seán Tomás Ó Ceallaigh; 25 August 1882 – 23 November 1966) was the second President of Ireland (19...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

First Chancellor of Ireland.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Eoin O'Duffy (deceased)

Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army and leader of the Blueshirts.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Patrick Denis O'Donnell (1922 - 2005)

Well known Irish military historian and former UN peace-keeper.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Patrick "The Avenger" O'Donnell (deceased)

"The Avenger"

Executed in 1883 in London for the assassination of the co-conspirator turncoat of the Phoenix Park murder, James Carey. A monument in his honor stands in Glasnevin.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Kate O'Brien (Cruise) (1948 - 1998)

Writer and publisher. This is not the Kate O'Brien who is buried in Faversham Cemetery.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Dermot John Morgan (1952 - 1998)

Irish satirist and star of Father Ted. He was cremated at Glasnevin but is buried in Deansgrange Cemetery.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

James Patrick Mahon (1800 - 1891)

Irish nationalist politician and mercenary. Wikipedia contributors. " James Patrick Mahon ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " MAHON, James Patrick, alias the O'Gorman Mahon (1802-1891), of Mah...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Terrence Bellew McManus (1811 - 1861)

Irish rebel and shipping agent.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Dick McKee (deceased)

Prominent member of the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Denis Caulfield Heron MP (1824 - 1881)

Lawyer and politician. Denis Caulfield Heron Denis Caulfield Heron LL.D QC (1824 – 15 April 1881)was an Irish lawyer and Catholic Liberal MP for Tipperary. Born in Dublin, he was educated ...

3/11/2012 8/18/2012

Brian de Valera (1915 - 1936)

Brian is buried in the family plot at Glasnevin along with his father and mother, Eamon and Sinead de Valera.

3/1/2012 8/18/2012

Irish painter.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Arthur Griffith (1872 - 1922)

President of Dail Eireann (January-Aughust 1922).

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Sir John Gray (1815 - 1875)

Irish 19th century MP. Father opf Edmund Dwyer Gray, also an MP.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Edmund Dwyer Gray (1845 - 1888)

Irish 19th century MP. Son of Sir John Gray, also an MP.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Chaplain Francis Gleeson (1898 - 1965)

Chaplain to the British Army and the Irish Free State.

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Source: Wikipedia. James FitzMaurice was an aviation pioneer. He is listed by Wikipedia as a famous resident of Glasnevin Cemetery, but neither Find A Grave nor another Wikipedia article confirm th...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Edward Duffy, Fenian (c.1840 - 1868)

Source: Find A Grave memorial #54697769. Tombstone inscription: Beneath this cross lie the remains of Edward Duffy convicted of love for Ireland May 21 1867 and sentenced to 15 years penal servit...

10/5/2011 8/18/2012

Volunteer Martin "Doco" Doherty (1958 - 1994)


Source: Wikipedia Martin "Doco" Doherty (11 July 1958 - 21 May 1994) was a volunteer in the Provisional Irish Army (IRA), who was shot dead while attempting to prevent a bombing by the Ulster Volun...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

John Blake Dillon MP (1814 - 1866)

He was called to the Irish Bar in 1841. As a founding member of the Young Ireland movement he was arrested after the 1848 rebellion even though he opposed the rebellion, convicted of High Treason, sent...

12/25/2007 8/18/2012

Anne Devlin (1778 - 1851)

Source: Find A Grave Memorial #4133. See her Find A Grave tombstone for name of her spouse. Robert Emmet's devoted housekeeper. Niece of Michael Dwyer, the conspirator with Robert Emmet. Hiding in ...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Charlotte Despard (née French) (15 June 1844 – 10 November 1939) was an English-born, later Irish-based suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, vegetarian and anti-vivisection ...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

John Philpot Curran (1750 - 1817)

Source: Wikipedia Patriotic barrister, renowned wit, lawyer on behalf of Wolfe Tone and other United Irishmen. Sarah Curran's father. Career A friend of the family, Rev. Nathaniel Boyse, arrang...

12/23/2008 8/18/2012

Andy Cooney (b. - 1968)

Unsorced Wikipedia article: The following information from Wikipedia is unsourced and should be used only as a startng point to develop a better profile for Andy Cooney. In addition, he may not be ...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Roderick James Connolly (1901 - 1980)


Source: Wikipedia The son of socialist James Connaly and Lillie Connoly, he was involved in the Easter Rising of 1916, where he served in the GPO under his father. He joined the Socialist party of ...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Daithi O'Conaill (1938 - 1991)

Source: Wikipedia Daithi O'Conaill (1938-January 1991) was an Irish republican, a member of the IRA Army Council, vice-president of Sinn Fein and Republican Sinn Fein. He was also the first chief o...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

John Joseph "J. J." Clancy (1847 - 1928)

"J. J. Clancy"

Source: Wikipedia Origins Son of a farmer, William Clancy of Carraghy, J. J. Clancy was born at the height of the Great Irish Famine in the parish Annaghdown., Co. Galway, which was one of the wo...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Mary Alden Osgood Childers MBE (14 December 1875–1 January 1964) was an American-born Irish writer and Irish nationalist. She was the daughter of Dr. Hamilton Osgood and Margaret Cushing Osgoo...

7/8/2011 8/18/2012

Source: Find A Grave memorial #18065677 Photographer and Jesuit Priest. Best known for his photographs taken on board the RMS Titanic shortly before it sank on April 15, 1912. His passage on the Ti...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Henry James "Harry" Boland (1887 - 1922)


Source: Wikipedia Harry Boland was born in Phibsborough, Dublin on 27 April 1887, the son of Irish Republican Brotherhood member James Boland and Kate Woods. He was active in GAA circles in early l...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Thomas Patrick Bodkin (1887 - 1961)

Source: Dictionary of Art Historians. Director of the National Gallery of Ireland (1927-1935) and first director of the Barber Institute (museum). Bodkin was the son of Matthias McDonnell Bodkin (1...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Source: Find A Grave memorial #48201590. Third son of John Cuming Beatty and Hetty Bull of New York. A mining engineer, who graduated from Columbia University, he was called "the King of Copper". A...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Kevin Gerard Barry (1902 - 1920)

Source: Find A Grave memorial #12759082. Kevin Barry (1902-1920) was born at No. 8 Fleet Street in Dublin. He was the fourth of seven children born to the Barry family who ran a dairy business. Whe...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Deidre O'Connell (1939 - 2001)

Eleanore Deirdre O'Connell Irish American actress, singer, and theatre director who founded the Focus Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. Biography O'Connell was born in the South Bronx district of New Y...

8/18/2012 8/18/2012

Margaret Collins (1876 - 1945)

11/5/2011 8/17/2012

Founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood (the Fenians) after the failed Rising of 1848. Went to America in 1858 promising an uprising in 1865 which never materialized. Escaping from arrest, he was d...

8/16/2012 8/16/2012

8/16/2012 8/16/2012

Kitty Kiernan (1892 - 1945)

Kitty Kiernan Catherine Brigid (Kitty) Kiernan (1892 – 24 July 1945) was an Irish woman widely known as the fiancée of assassinated Irish revolutionary leader and Chairman of the Provis...

8/16/2012 8/16/2012

Grace Gifford (1888 - 1955)

Grace Evelyn Plunkett (Gifford) was the wife of Joseph Plunkett. She married her husband hours before he was executed for his part as one of the leaders of the Rising of 1916. She is commerated in the ...

8/15/2012 8/15/2012

Actor. Born Thomas Barry Sullivan in Buckingham, England, he made his first appearance at the Cork Theatre Ireland in 1840. Noted for romantic drama and Shakespearian parts, he made his London debut in...

8/15/2012 8/15/2012

Crimea War Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Chief Boatswain's Mate in the Royal Navy, Naval Brigade. On April 10, 1855, at Sebastopol, Crimea, Chief Sullivan was captain of one of the gun...

8/15/2012 8/15/2012

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Lurgan Ireland, he served as a Corporal in the 17th Regiment, British Army. In action during the siege of Sevastopol, Crimea, June 18th, 1855, Corporal Smi...

8/15/2012 8/15/2012

Margaret Sheridan (Burke) (1889 - 1958)

"Maggie from Mayo"

Opera singer. A spinto soprano who billed herself as "Maggie from Mayo", she had a brief but spectacular career in the leading houses of Italy and England. Though she twisted her story a bit over the y...

8/15/2012 8/15/2012

Michael Collins MP (1890 - 1922)

"Micheál Ó Coileáin"

Micheál Ó Coileáin Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of 1919, Director of Intelligence for the...

11/5/2011 8/15/2012

Frank Ryan (1902 - 1944)

Irish republican whose later career is an example of the equivocal nature of the IRA's dealings with Nazi Germany. Led contingent of 200 Irishmen to fight on the Socialist side in Spain. Captured by It...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

[ án_MacBride Seán MacBride ] (26 January 1904 – 15 January 1988) was an Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a former Chief of Staff of the IRA.[1] ...

7/13/2010 8/14/2012

O'Donovan Rossa MP (1831 - 1915)

"Diarmuid Ó Donnabhain Rosa"

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa Irish nationalist leader. Manager of the Fenian newspaper in the 1860s, before his arrest and imprisonment. Freed in 1871 and went to America, editing Irish American newspape...

6/19/2007 8/14/2012

Michael Joseph Rahilly "The O'Rahilly" MP (1875 - 1916)

"The O'Rahilly", "Mícheál Seosamh Ó Rathaille"

Returning from emigration to America, he was a founder - member of the Irish Volunteers in 1913. Originally in favor of cancelling the Easter Rising of 1916, he took part of the fighting in Dublin and ...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Michael O'Flannagen (1876 - 1942)

Irish Nationalist. A Catholic priest, he was a supporter and publicist for the Irish Republican Army. Suspended from clerical duties in 1927 because of his nationalist activities, he devoted the rest o...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Daniel O'Connell - The Liberator Daniel O'Connell (6 August 1775 – 15 May 1847); often referred to as The Liberator, or The Emancipator was an Irish political leader in the first half of the...

8/5/2009 8/14/2012

Irish Nationalist. Along with William Phillip Allen and Michael Larkin, he was executed for the killing of a policeman in Manchester, England in the wake of the failed 1867 Fenian Rising. The three men...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

First Boer War Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lance Corporal, 3rd Battalion, Connaught Rangers. On January 16, 1881, in an attack on the Boers at Elansfontein, South Africa, Lance Corpo...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Cardinal Edward McCabe (1816 - 1885)

Archbishop of Dublin from 1879. Made a Cardinal 1882. Unsympathetic to nationalistic politics and on occassion had to be given police protection.

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Irish Nationalist. Along with William Phillip Allen and Michael O'Brien, he was executed for the killing of a policeman in Manchester, England, in the wake of the failed 1867 Fenian Rising. The three m...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

James "Big Jim" Larkin (1876 - 1947)

"Big Jim"

Labor Leader. Irish Trade Unionist known as "Jim" or "Big Jim" Larkin. Organized the ITGW in 1909 after his own union had proscribed him for militancy. Went to America to raise funds and was sentenced ...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Peader Kearney (1883 - 1942)

Uncle of Brendon Behan. He wrote the words for "The Soldier's Song", which became the national anthem of the Irish Republic in 1926. In later life he was reduced to becoming an odd-job man and house pa...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Gerard Manley Hopkins MP (1844 - 1889)

Poet. His most famous works include "The wreck of the Deutschland", "God's Grandeur", and "The Windhover". His poems were virtually unknown until they were published.long after his death by the poet Ro...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Kevin Christopher O'Higgins (Irish: Caoimhghín Críostóir Ó hUigín; 7 June 1892 – 10 July 1927) was an Irish politician who served as Vice-President of the Exec...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Timothy Michael Healy (1855 - 1931)

Timothy Michael Healy Timothy Michael Healy, KC (17 May 1855 – 26 March 1931), also known as Tim Healy, was an Irish nationalist politician, journalist, author, barrister and one of the most c...

8/14/2012 8/14/2012

Maud Edith MacBride (1866 - 1953)

Of Anglo-Irish descent, an active Irish nationalist and supporter of Irish arts. Refused W. B. Yeats's proposa of 1891 (he later also proposed unsucessfully to her daughter, but as an actre...

7/13/2010 8/13/2012

Thomas Duffy (1806 - 1868)

British Victoria Cross War Medal Recipient. Served as a Private in the 1st Madras Fusiliers, later, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He was awarded his medal for service during the Indian Mutiny on Sept. 26...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

John Devoy (1842 - 1928)

Irish nationalist. Jailed in England in 1866 for being leader of the Feinian organization. Emigrated to America on his release and founded the Irish-American organization Clan na Gael. Initially suppor...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Frank Duff (1889 - 1980)

Founder of the Legion of St. Mary.

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Piaslai Beaslai (1881 - 1961)

Irish author, playright, author and translator. Born in Liverpool (England). Fought in the Easter Rising of 1916; later director of publicity for the IRA before dedicating himself to literature.

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Thomas Ashe (1885 - 1917)

Irish Nationalist. Took part in the Easter Rising of 1916--for which he was sentenced to death, later reprieved to hard labor foor life. Released 1917. Arrested again that year for agitation. Led other...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Éamon de Valera MP (1882 - 1975)

"Edward de Valera"

Irish nationalist of Irish and Spanish descent. Joined the IRB (Fenians) in 1913. Commanded Bollands Mills during the 1916 Easter Rising. Court-mashalled and sentenced to death, but repreived. Elected ...

3/1/2012 8/13/2012

Sinéad de Valera (1878 - 1975)

Author. She was a popular writer of children's stories and poems.

3/1/2012 8/13/2012

William Dergan (1799 - 1867)

Ireland's first railway pioneer. Worked under Telford in England and built the first Irish line, from Dublin to Dun Laughaire, in 1831. Sponsored the Dublin Exhibition of 1853, following which the Iris...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

James Daley (b. - 1920)

Shot for his part in mutiny of Connaught Rangers. There is a book about the Connaught Rangers called "The Devil to Pay", by Anthony Babington.

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Robert Erskine Childers (1870 - 1922)

Robert Erskine Childers DSC (25 June 1870 – 24 November 1922), universally known as Erskine Childers,( /ˈɜrskɨn ˈtʃɪldərz/) was the author of the...

7/8/2011 8/13/2012

Roger David Casement MP (1864 - 1916)

Irish Nationalist. Began career in British Colonial service, and was knighted in 1911 for his activities which included exposure of colonial brutalities and exploitation. Joining the Irish Volunteers, ...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

James Byrne (1822 - 1872)

India Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the 86th Regiment, Royal Irish Rifles. On April 3rd, 1858, at Jharsi, India, Private Byrne assisted an officer of his regiment in ...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Cathal Brugha (1874 - 1922)

"Charles William St. John Burgess"

Irish nationalist and revolutionary, second in command during the Easter Rising of 1916, where he was first wounded. Chief of Staff for IRA 1917-1919. Minister of defence until 1922 but voted against t...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Christy Brown (1932 - 1989)

Artiion picturest, author. His life was the subject of the 1989 motion picture "My Left Foot", starring actor Daniel Day-Lewis. Born in Crumlin, Ireland, he was the tenth of twenty-two children (onl th...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Brendan Francis Behan MP (1923 - 1964)

Source: Find A Grave memorial #2007. Writer. He wrote in both Irish and English, was a poet, short story writer, novelist, and one of the most successful Irish dramatists of the 20th century. He wa...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Constance Georgine Markievicz, Countess Markievicz. MP (1868 - 1927)

"An Chúntaois Constance Markievicz"

Constance Georgine Markievicz, Countess Markievicz (Polish: Markiewicz; née Gore-Booth; 4 February 1868 – 15 July 1927) was an Irish Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil politician, ...

3/17/2009 8/13/2012

Irish Nationalist. Along with Michael Larkin and Michael O'Brien, he was executed for the killing of a policeman in Manchester, England, in the wake of the failed 1867 Fenian rising. The three men beca...

8/13/2012 8/13/2012

Delia Tudor Stewart (1816 - 1898)

Notes Source: Geni profile of her husband, Charles Stewart Parnell --Terry Teford Cooper Also Find-A-Grave memorial #81267562 -- She was buried in Parnell Circle, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, ...

7/27/2012 8/13/2012