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Leo Varadkar, 14th Taoiseach of Ireland MP

"Leo de Varad"

County Dublin, Ireland

Leo Varadkar is an Irish Fine Gael politician and physician who has served as Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment since June 2020 and Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. He has ...

6/19/2017 11/27/2020

Dunmanway,Ireland Sir Richard Cox Bart. Lord Chancellor of Ireland Became Lord Chancellor of Ireland. after the death of his father, Richard. He was reared by his grandfather, Walter Bird, and hi...

4/20/2008 8/11/2020

Right Hon. Edmund Burke MP (1729 - 1797)

See Wikipedia... Edmund Burke (12 January 1729 – 9 July 1797) was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher, who, after moving to England, served for many years in the Ho...

5/10/2013 7/19/2020

Muriel Murphy MacSwiney MP (1892 - 1982)

"Muriel MacSwiney"

Muriel Murphy MacSwiney was an Irish nationalist and left-wing activist, and the first woman to be given the Freedom of New York City. She was the wife of Terence MacSwiney, mother of Máire MacSwiney B...

11/22/2009 4/1/2020

Gertrude Elizabeth, Lady Colin Campbell MP (1857 - 1911)

"Lady Campbell", "Lady Gertrude Campbell"

Gertrude Elizabeth, Lady Colin Campbell was an Irish-born journalist, author, playwright, and editor. She was married to Lord Colin Campbell, a brother-in-law of Princess Louise, Queen Victoria's fourt...

8/27/2009 2/1/2020

Alice Furlong MP (1876 - 1946)

Alice Furlong (26 November 1866–1946) [sic - Mary, Alice's sister was born on that date] was an Irish writer, poet and political activist who also worked on Irish publications with Douglas Hyde (later ...

5/25/2013 11/10/2019

Gay Byrne MP (1934 - 2019)

"Gay"

Gabriel Mary "Gay" Byrne (born 5 August 1934; affectionately known as Uncle Gay,[2] Gaybo[3] or Uncle Gaybo[1]%29 is an Irish presenter and host of radio and television. His most notable role was fir...

3/6/2019 11/4/2019

Spike Milligan MP (1918 - 2002)

"Spike Milligan"

Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan , was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mot...

11/16/2011 11/3/2019

Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll (16 August 1876, County Cork – 17 June 1945, County Dublin) was an Irish Cumann na nGaedheal politician. She was the sister of the Irish revolutionary leader Michael Colli...

11/5/2011 10/6/2019

Dervla Kirwan (born 24 October 1971) is an Irish television and stage actress who has had roles in British television shows which included Ballykissangel and Goodnight Sweetheart among others. She al...

6/23/2012 10/6/2019

Laurence Esmond, 1st and last Lord Esmond, Baron of Lymbrick was the son of Patrick Esmonde and Katherine Gough.2 He married, firstly, unknown O'Flaherty. He married, secondly, Elizabeth Butler, daught...

4/10/2019 4/10/2019

John Hume, KCSG (born 18 January 1937) was an Irish former politician from Derry, Northern Ireland. He was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, and was co-recipient of the 1998 ...

4/12/2016 3/25/2019

Mary MacSwiney MP (1872 - 1942)

Mary MacSwiney was an Irish politician and educationalist. In 1927 she became leader of Sinn Féin when Éamon de Valera resigned from the presidency of the party. MacSwiney was many things in her life...

2/9/2019 2/9/2019

source Burkes family Records page 36 Mp for Gowran High Sheriff of Dublin 1717 source - The Huguenot Settlements in Ireland By Grace Lawless Lee

4/15/2018 4/15/2018

source Burkes family Records page 36

4/15/2018 4/15/2018

Rodger Green, MD (b. - 18)

Burke’s Family Records (Indexed) page36

4/15/2018 4/15/2018

source Burke’s Family Records (Indexed) page 36 Mayor of Youghal 1764, 1765, 1769, 1773,1778

4/14/2018 4/14/2018

Wikipedia contributors. " Edward Southwell, Sr. " Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " SOUTHWELL, Edward (1671-1730), of Kings Weston, Glos. and Spring Garden, Westminster ", The History of Parliament...

12/22/2008 4/3/2018

Major General William Henry Muir Lowe Major-General William Henry Muir Lowe CB was a British Army officer who commanded the British forces in Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916 and received the ...

8/24/2010 3/29/2018

Alfred Perceval Graves (1846 - 1931)

Wikipedia contributors. " Alfred Perceval Graves ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Alfred Perceval Graves (22 July 1846 – 27 December 1931), was an Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter and folklorist. H...

12/29/2008 3/21/2018

Nevill Coghill VC (1852 - 1879)

Nevill Josiah Aylmer Coghill VC (25 January 1852 – 22 January 1879) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that ca...

3/20/2018 3/20/2018

Henry Brooke (Author) (c.1703 - 1783)

Henry Brooke Biography Brooke was born in Rantavan, Mullagh in 1703. He was son of Rev. William Brooke, rector of Killenkere and Letrice Digby. His mother was possibly the second daughter of Dr. ...

9/17/2011 2/27/2018

Luke Kelly MP (1940 - 1984)

Luke Kelly was an Irish singer, folk musician and actor from Dublin, Ireland. Born into a working-class household in Dublin city, Kelly moved to England in his late teens and by his early 20s had becom...

8/12/2012 7/24/2017

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 Provisional Governme...

8/16/2012 6/27/2017

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 6/27/2017

Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson PC, PC (Ire.), Kt, QC, often known as Sir Edward Carson or Lord Carson, was a barrister, judge and politician from Ireland. He was leader of the Irish Unionist Allianc...

1/5/2011 6/27/2017

Cahal Brendan Daly (1 October 1917 – 31 December 2009) was an Irish philosopher,[1] theologian, writer and international speaker[2] and, in later years, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Daly se...

4/12/2012 6/26/2017

Brigadier-General Sir George William Hacket Pain KBE CB (5 February 1855 – 14 February 1924) was a British Army officer and Royal Irish Constabulary commissioner. He played a key part in setting up t...

12/4/2009 6/26/2017

Seán Mac Diarmada MP (1883 - 1916)

"Seán Mac Diarmada"

Seán Mac Diarmada Seán Mac Diarmada (English: John MacDermott; 28 February 1883 – 12 May 1916), also known as Seán MacDermott, was an Irish political activist and revolutionary leader. He was one of ...

3/13/2014 6/26/2017

Kevin Gerard Barry MP (1902 - 1920)

The fourth of seven children, two boys and five sisters 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 childre...

8/18/2012 6/26/2017

Garret FitzGerald (9 February 1926 – 19 May 2011) was an Irish politician who was twice Taoiseach of Ireland,[3] serving in office from July 1981 to February 1982 and again from December 1982 to Marc...

11/20/2013 6/26/2017

Charles James "Charlie" Haughey Taoiseach of Ireland, serving three terms in office (from December 1979 to June 1981, March 1982 to December 1982, and March 1987 to February 1992). He was also the fo...

10/22/2012 6/26/2017

Seán Francis Lemass One of the most prominent Irish politicians of the 20th century. He served as Taoiseach (Prime Minister) from 1959 until 1966. A veteran of the 1916 Easter Rising, the War of In...

10/22/2012 6/26/2017

Mary Therese Winifred Robinson (née Bourke ; Irish: Máire Bean Mhic Róibín ; born 21 May 1944) is an Irish Independent politician who served as the seventh President of Ireland, becoming the first woma...

10/14/2009 6/26/2017

Patrick John Hillery (Irish: Pádraig J. Ó hIrghile; 2 May 1923 – 12 April 2008) was an Irish politician and the sixth President of Ireland from 1976 until 1990. First elected at the 1951 general electi...

2/12/2015 6/26/2017

Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh served as the fifth President of Ireland, from 1974 to 1976. He resigned in 1976 after a clash with the government. He also had a notable legal career, including serving as Chief Ju...

6/21/2008 6/26/2017

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 (1945–1959). He was a member of Dáil É...

8/18/2012 6/26/2017

Douglas Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn, was an Irish scholar of the Irish language who served as the first President of Ireland from 193...

2/10/2015 6/26/2017

Michael Daniel Higgins (Irish: Mícheál D. Ó hUiginn; born 18 April 1941) is the ninth and current President of Ireland, in office since 11 November 2011. Higgins is a politician, poet, sociologist, a...

2/12/2015 6/23/2017

Terence MacSwiney MP (1879 - 1920)

Terence MacSwiney was an Irish playwright, author and politician. He was elected as Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork during the Irish War of Independence in 1920. He was arrested by the British on charges ...

11/22/2009 6/19/2017

Cornelius Ryan (1920 - 1974)

Cornelius Ryan (5 June 1920 – 23 November 1974) was an Irish journalist and author mainly known for his writings on popular military history, especially his World War II books: The Longest Day: 6 Jun...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

Seamus O'Sullivan MP (1879 - 1958)

"Seamus"

Seumas or Seamus O'Sullivan, born James Sullivan Starkey, (17 July 1879 – 24 March 1958) was an Irish poet and editor of The Dublin Magazine. He was born in Dublin and spent his adult life in the sub...

2/27/2017 5/28/2017

Éilís Ní Fhearghail (1884 - 1957)

Elizabeth Farrell Was an Irish nurse and member of Cumann na mBan, best known for delivering the surrender in the Easter Rising of 1916.

3/18/2014 5/28/2017

Mary Spring Rice MP (1880 - 1924)

Mary Spring Rice was an Irish nationalist activist during the early 20th century. Spring Rice was born into an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family in London. She was the daughter of Thomas Spring Rice, 2...

12/16/2008 5/28/2017

Anno O'Rahilly MP (1873 - 1958)

"Anno O'Rahilly"

Anno O'Rahilly was an Irish revolutionary and Cumann na mBan member, republican prisoner and hunger-striker active in the period from 1916 to 1923. Born in Ballylongford, Co. Kerry to grocer and nation...

3/17/2014 5/25/2017

Sir Jerome Alexander (c.1590 - 1670)

Sir Jerome Alexander (c.1590–1670) was an English-born barrister, judge and politician who spent much of his career in Ireland (after he had been professionally ruined in England) and became a substa...

7/4/2014 4/30/2017

Sighle Humphreys MP (1899 - 1994)

"Sighle Bean Uí Dhonnchadha", "Sighle Bean Domhnaill O Donnchadha", "Sighle Nic Amhlaoibh"

Sighle Humphreys was an Irish political activist and member of Cumann na mBan. Humphreys was deeply involved in the republican cause. She served as as secretary, director of publicity, and national v...

3/28/2017 3/28/2017

Domhnall O'Donoghue MP (1897 - 1957)

"Donal"

He fought on Republican side in Civil War 1922-23. Officer of 5th Battalion Engineers, Dublin Brigade IRA. Jailed for most of Civil War, 1922-23. He was on the big hunger strike, Oct-Nov 1923. The me...

3/28/2017 3/28/2017

Gerry Adams MP

"Gerry"

Gerry Adams is an Irish republican politician who is the president of the Sinn Féin political party and a Teachta Dála (TD; a member of the Irish parliament) for Louth since the 2011 general election. ...

1/7/2015 3/22/2017

Martin McGuinness MP (1950 - 2017)

"Martin McGuinness"

Martin McGuinness was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician who was the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland from May 2007 to January 2017. A former Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA...

10/25/2009 3/21/2017

Óláfr Sigtryggsson, King of Dublin MP (c.995 - 1034)

"Amlaíb mac Sitric"

Amlaíb mac Sitric, rí Gall1,2,3 b. circa 1010, d. 1034 Father Sitric mac Amlaíb, rí Gall4,2 b. before 981 Mother Slani ingen Briain Dál gCais4,3,2 b. after 995 Also called Óláfr Old Norse.5 Aml...

6/11/2007 3/18/2017

Bertie Ahern, 11th Taoiseach of Ireland MP

"Bertie"

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Bertie Ahern is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 26 June 1997 to 7 May 2008. Ahern served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 1977 to 2011, representing Dublin Fi...

8/20/2015 3/18/2017

Dudley Stagpoole, VC, DCM MP (c.1838 - 1911)

Dudley Stagpoole VC DCM (1838 – 1 August 1911), born in Killunan, County Galway he was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the ...

2/23/2013 2/14/2017

John "H.B." Doyle MP (1797 - 1868)

John Doyle (Dublin 1797 – 2 January 1868 London), known by the pen name H. B., was a political cartoonist, caricaturist, painter and lithographer. He was a grandfather of the famous author, Sir Arthu...

9/19/2008 1/9/2017

Wikipedia contributors. " John Crichton, 4th Earl Erne ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

7/24/2009 1/9/2017

Wikipedia contributors. " John Crichton, 3rd Earl Erne ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Em...

4/22/2011 1/9/2017

Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as The Viscount French between 1916 and 1922, was an Anglo-Iri...

8/10/2012 12/13/2016

Captain James Robert "Jack" White DSO (22 May 1879 –1946) was one of the co-founders of the Irish Citizen Army.- -------------------------------- He fought in the Boer War He gained the rank of...

3/8/2016 12/13/2016

Bishop Charles Dodgson (1722 - 1795)

Bishop Charles Dodgson FRS 1722 - 1795 Sourced from Charles Dodgson FRS (c. 1722 – 21 January 1795) was an English Anglican cleric who served in the Church of Ireland as the Bishop of Ossory (1765–...

8/22/2009 12/10/2016

Martin Doyle Company sergeant-major in the 1st Battalion, The Royal Munster Fusiliers, 16th (Irish) Division Martin Doyle VC, MM (25 October 1891 – 20 November 1940) was a British Army soldier during...

1/21/2015 10/26/2016

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 851 Arthur Innes Arthur Innes was the son of ...

10/8/2016 10/12/2016

Nicholas Purcell O'Gorman was involved with the Republican Society of United Irishmen during the 1798 Rising, later becoming Secretary of the Catholic Association in the 1820s.

8/29/2016 8/29/2016

Robert Haig of Roebuck (1764 - 1845)

Further Reading

4/9/2013 7/23/2016

John Haig (1801 - 1837)

Further Reading

7/21/2016 7/23/2016

Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig 1866-1935. He resided at Oak Grove House.He was educated at Winchester, Oxford and Royal Military College San...

7/23/2016 7/23/2016

Richard Mór de Burgh, 1st Baron of Connaught MP (c.1194 - 1243)

"Lord of Connaught and Strathearn"

Richard Mor de Burgh Added by randyandjulia on 14 Sep 2008 Richard Mor de Burgh (c. 1194 – 1242).[1] was the eldest son of William de Burgh and founder of the towns of Ballinasloe, Loughrea and Galwa...

7/18/2007 2/1/2016

William de Burgh, Lord of Connacht MP (c.1160 - bef.1206)

'William de Burgh ' (c. 1160 - winter 1205/1206) was the founder of the de Burgh/Burke/Bourke dynasty in Ireland. William took his surname from the village of Burgh Castle, Norfolk, England. Very lit...

2/15/2008 2/1/2016

Saint Oliver Plunkett (1625 - 1681)

Saint Oliver Plunkett (alternative spelling Plunket) (1629 – 1 July 1681) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. He maintained his duties in Ireland in the face of Engl...

12/22/2010 1/28/2016

Sir Nicholas Bagenal, MP, Marshal of Ireland MP (c.1509 - c.1590)

"Bagenall"

Sir Nicholas Bagenal was Privy Councillor (P.C.) for Ireland, Marshal-General of the Army in Ireland, he was invested a knight in 1566, and member of parliament (M.P) for County Down in 1585. More in...

3/28/2007 1/28/2016

Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne MP (1289 - 1329)

"le Botiller", "Boteler"

'Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Dunboyne (also known as Thomas le Botiller) was the third son of Theobald Butler, 4th Chief Butler of Ireland and Joan FitzJohn. 'He married Synolda le Petit, daughter of Wi...

12/22/2008 1/16/2016

Theobald "le Boteler" FitzWalter, 1st Baron Butler MP (aft.1160 - bef.1206)

"Theobald Walter", "Theobald FitzWalter", "Theobald Butler or Theobald Walter le Boteler", "Theobald Walter or Theobald Butler or Theobald Walter le Boteler", "Preston", ""le Butzllen"", "Theobald Butler", "Theobald Walter le Boteler"

Theobald Walter, 1st Baron Butler Theobald Walter or Theobald Butler or Theobald Walter le Boteler was the first Baron Butler and the first Chief Butler of Ireland. Theobald was the ancestor of the But...

7/27/2007 1/16/2016

Jackie Gleason MP (1916 - 1987)

"Herbert John"

Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor and musician. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, especially by his character Ralph Kramden o...

4/27/2009 8/20/2015

Walter de Lacy (c. 1172 – 1241) was Lord of Meath in Ireland and Ludlow in Shropshire in the Welsh Marches. He was the eldest son of Hugh de Lacy, a leading Cambro-Norman baron in the Norman invasion o...

7/18/2007 6/23/2015

Meilyr FitzHenry (died 1220) was a Cambro-Norman nobleman and Lord Chief Justice of Ireland during the Lordship of Ireland. Background and early life Meilyr FitzHenry was the son of Henry FitzHen...

7/4/2008 6/23/2015

Sir Henry Sidney MP (c.1529 - 1586)

"Sydney"

See Peter Bartrum, (August 1, 2020; Anne Brannen, curator) Knight of the Garter -------------------- The Peerage #2690 - Spelling "Sydney" - Held the Office of Depute of Ireland Henry Sid...

2/19/2008 4/10/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Charles Vereker, 2nd Viscount Gort ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the Brit...

11/10/2010 3/19/2015

Thomas Moore MP (1779 - 1852)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... 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...

2/4/2014 3/1/2015

Maureen O'Hara MP (1920 - 2015)

"Maureen Fitzsimons Blair", "Maureen Blair"

Maureen O'Hara Born Maureen Fitzsimons Maureen O'Hara (born 17 August 1920) was an Irish-American film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas S...

2/27/2015 2/27/2015

William FitzAldelm William FitzAldelm (alt. spellings include FitzAdelm, FitzAldhelm, or FitzAudelin) was a Norman noble from Suffolk or North Yorkshire. He was the son of Adelm de Burgate. He wa...

11/15/2007 12/12/2014

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet. He wrote both in English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragic...

11/19/2011 8/24/2014

John O'Connor Power (1846 - 1919)

John O'Connor Power (13 February 1846 – 21 February 1919) was an Irish Fenian and a Home Rule League and Irish Parliamentary Party politician and as MP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom o...

5/30/2014 5/30/2014

William Edward Forster, PC, FRS (11 July 1818 – 5 April 1886) was an English industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party statesman. His staunch advocacy of lethal force against the Land League ea...

12/11/2010 4/29/2014

Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long PC, FRS, JP (13 July 1854 – 26 September 1924), was a British Unionist politician. In a political career spanning over 40 years, he held office as President of the...

2/1/2011 12/30/2013

Gobnait Ní Bhruadair MP (1861 - 1955)

"Gobnait Ní Bhruadair"

Gobnait Ní Bhruadair (17 December 1861 – 16 January 1955) was one of the foremost Irish republican women of the twentieth century. A lifelong radical, Gobnait campaigned passionately for causes as di...

12/30/2013 12/30/2013

Robert Clements, 1st Earl of Leitrim (25 November 1732 – 27 July 1804) was an Irish nobleman and politician. Son of Cavan Borough MP Nathaniel Clements, Deputy Vice Treasurer and Teller of the Iris...

5/23/2011 12/29/2013

William Sydney Clements, 3rd Earl of Leitrim (15 October 1806 – 2 April 1878) was an Anglo-Irish nobleman and landlord notorious in Irish history for his mistreatment of his tenants. He was assassina...

12/29/2013 12/29/2013

John FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of Clare PC (Ire) (c. 1749 – 28 January 1802), later known as Earl of Clare or Lord Clare, was Attorney-General for Ireland in 1783, then Lord Chancellor of Ireland in 1789,...

5/17/2009 12/29/2013

Charlotte Despard (French) MP (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 advocate. Early lif...

8/18/2012 10/26/2013

Charles Cobbe (Swarraton, 1686–1765) was Archbishop of Dublin from 1743 to 1765, and as such was Primate of Ireland. Life He was the second son of Thomas Cobbe, Receiver General for County Southa...

5/17/2011 7/17/2013

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

"Daniel O'Connell "The Liberator""

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 19th c...

8/5/2009 7/3/2013

Frank McCoppin (July 4, 1834, County Longford, Ireland – May 26, 1897, San Francisco, California) was the first Irish-born, and foreign-born Mayor of San Francisco. He was married in 1862 to Elizabet...

5/3/2013 5/3/2013

Robert Briscoe MP (1894 - 1969)

"Bob"

First Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin Robert "Bob" Briscoe (25 September 1894 – 11 March 1969) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) in the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) f...

7/11/2009 4/9/2013

Anna Doyle Wheeler (c.1785 - 1848)

Anna Doyle Wheeler (born c. 1785, Tipperary, Ireland, died 1848) was a writer and advocate of political rights for women and the benefits of contraception. She married Francis Massey Wheeler when she...

1/3/2012 1/24/2013

General Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, 1st Baronet, GCMG, KCB, PC (Ire) (7 May 1862–9 January 1946), known as Sir Nevil Macready and affectionately as Make-Ready (close to the correct pronunciat...

1/23/2013 1/23/2013

Katherine (Wood) Parnell (1846 - 1921)

"Kitty O'Shea"

Katharine O'Shea, also known as Katie O'Shea, Kitty O'Shea or, following her second marriage, Katharine Parnell (30 January 1846 – 5 February 1921) was an English woman of aristocratic background, wh...

7/30/2012 1/21/2013

Fanny Parnell (1848 - 1882)

Fanny Parnell moved with her mother to "Old Ironsides" farm that was left to her mother by her grandfather. Fanny was a poet as well as a lecturer and devoted to the interests of her brother. She spe...

7/30/2012 1/21/2013

Anna Catherine Parnell (1852 - 1911)

Anna Catherine Parnell (13 May 1852 – 20 September 1911) was an Irish nationalist and younger sister of Irish Nationalist leader, Charles Stewart Parnell. When it seemed that the Land League me...

8/1/2012 1/21/2013

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth MP (1870 - 1926)

Eva Selina Laura Gore-Booth (22 May 1870 – 30 June 1926) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and a committed suffragist, social worker and labour activist. She was born at Lissadell House, County Sligo,...

3/17/2009 1/21/2013

Harriet Monsell (1811-1883) founded the Community of St. John Baptist, an order of Augustinian nuns in the Church of England dedicated to social service, which by her death had expended to numerous h...

1/2/2013 1/2/2013

George Brent MP (1904 - 1979)

George Brent (born George Patrick Nolan, 15 March 1904 – 26 May 1979) was an Irish-American stage, film, and television actor.

12/26/2012 12/26/2012