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Sir Charles Gavan Duffy (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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Joseph Plunkett MP (1887 - 1916)

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...

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James Connolly MP (1868 - 1916)

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...

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Francis Christopher Joseph Skeffington (1878 - 1916)

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...

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William Joseph Walsh (deceased)

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin

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David P. Tyndall (deceased)

Prominent Irish businessman who transformed the grocery business.

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Patrick James Smythe (deceased)

Journalist and politician.

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Hannah Sheehy-Skeffington (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 ...

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Daniel D. Sheehan (deceased)

First independent Irish Labor MP.

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Patrick "P. J." Rutledge (deceased)

Minister in Eamon de Valera's early governments.

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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...

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James O'Mara (deceased)

Nationalist leader and member of the first Dial.

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John O'Leary (deceased)

Feinian poet.

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John O'Mahony (deceased)

A founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

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Sean T. O'Kelly (deceased)

2nd President of Ireland (1945-1959).

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Thomas O'Hagen, 1st Baron O'Hagen (deceased)

First Chancellor of Ireland.

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Eoin O'Duffy (deceased)

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

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Patrick Denis O'Donnell (1922 - 2005)

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

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Patrick "The Avenger" O'Donnell (deceased)

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.

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

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

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Dermot John Morgan (1952 - 1998)

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

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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...

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Terrence Bellew McManus (1811 - 1861)

Irish rebel and shipping agent.

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Dick McKee (deceased)

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

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Denis Caulfield Heron (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 Dub...

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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.

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Joseph Patrick Haverty (deceased)

Irish painter.

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Arthur Griffith (1872 - 1922)

President of Dail Eireann (January-Aughust 1922).

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Sir John Gray (1815 - 1875)

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

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Edmund Dwyer Gray (1845 - 1888)

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

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Chaplain Francis Gleeson (1898 - 1965)

Chaplain to the British Army and the Irish Free State.

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James FitzMaurice DFC (pilot) (1898 - 1955)

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...

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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...

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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...

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John Blake Dillon (1816 - 1866)

Source: The Peerage John Blake Dillon was born in 1816. He was the son of Luke Dillon and Anne Blake. He married Adelaide Hart, daughter of William Hart. he died 15 September 1866, from cholera.

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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 ...

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Charlotte Despard (French) (1844 - 1939)

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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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...

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Mary "Molly" Alden Osgood (1875 - 1964)

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...

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Father Francis Patrick Browne (1880 - 1960)

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...

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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...

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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...

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Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1897 - 1968)

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...

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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...

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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...

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Margaret Collins (1876 - 1945)

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James Stephens, Founder of the Fenians (1826 - 1901)

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...

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Elizabeth Collins O'Driscoll (1904 - 1982)

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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...

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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 ...

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Shakespearian actor Barry Sullivan (1824 - 1895)

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...

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Chief Boatswain's Mate John Sullivan, Victoria Cross Recipient (1830 - 1884)

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...

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Corporal Phillip Felix Smith (1825 - 1906)

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...

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Margaret Sheridan (Burke) (1889 - 1958)

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...

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Michael Collins MP (1890 - 1922)

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...

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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...

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Seán MacBride, Nobel Peace Prize, 1974 MP (1904 - 1988)

[ 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] ...

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Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa MP (1831 - 1915)

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...

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

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 ...

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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...

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Daniel O'Connell "The Liberator" (1775 - 1847)

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...

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Michael O'Brien, "Manchester Martyr" (1837 - 1867)

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...

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Lance Corporal James Murray (1859 - 1942)

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...

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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.

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Michael Larkin, "Manchester Martyr" (1837 - 1867)

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...

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James "Big Jim" Larkin (1876 - 1947)

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 ...

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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...

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Gerald 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...

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Kevin Christopher O'Higgins (1892 - 1927)

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...

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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...

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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 marriage.in 1891 (he later also proposed unsucessfully to her daughter, but as an actre...

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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...

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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...

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Frank Duff (1889 - 1980)

Founder of the Legion of St. Mary.

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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.

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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...

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Éamon de Valera MP (1882 - 1975)

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 ...

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Sinéad de Valera (1878 - 1975)

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

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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...

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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.

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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 t...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Cathal Brugha (1874 - 1922)

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...

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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...

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Brendan Behan (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...

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Constance Georgine Markievicz MP (1868 - 1927)

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

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William Phillip Allen, "Manchester Martyr" (1848 - 1869)

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...

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Delia Tudor Parnell (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, ...

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Luke Kelly (1940 - 1984)

Source: Find-A-Grave memorial #25736526. Links to his music are below his obit. Singer, Folk Musician. He is best known as a member of the Irish band The Dubliners. Born into a working class family, ...

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Charles Stewart Parnell MP (1846 - 1891)

Notes Lots of photos Charles Stewart Parnell was born June 1846. He was the son of John Henry Parnell and Delia Tudor Stewart. He married Katherine Wood, daughter of Reverend Sir John Page ...

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