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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 MP (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)


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 MP (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 MP (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 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)


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

"Olaf of Ireland", "King of Dublin and York", "Olaf"

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 MP


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

John Crichton, 3rd Earl Erne MP (1802 - 1885)

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 Sir John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP GCB OM GCVO KCMG PC MP (1852 - 1925)

"1st Earl of Ypres", "Field Marshal Sir John French"

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 ...

3/8/2016 12/13/2016

Bishop Charles Dodgson MP (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 (176...

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 MP (b. - 1857)

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 MP (1764 - 1845)

Further Reading

4/9/2013 7/23/2016

John Haig MP (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.

2/15/2008 2/1/2016

Saint Oliver Plunkett MP (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 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)

"Thomas Botiller"

'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, 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)

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, Lord of Meath MP (1166 - 1241)

"Lord of Meath", "MEATH LONGTOWN WOEBEY LUDLOW", "Lord of Meath Ireland Weobley"

Walter de Lacy (c. 1172 – 1241) was Lord of Meath in Ireland and Ludlow in Shropshire in the Welsh Marches. Lineage With his father Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath he built Trim Castle (Caisleán Bhaile A...

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)


Knight of the Garter -------------------- The Peerage #2690 - Spelling "Sydney" - Held the Office of Depute of Ireland Henry Sidney From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Henry Sidne...

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 was an...

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 MP (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 – 6 April 1886) was an English industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party statesman. Early life Born to William and Ann Forster, Quaker parents a...

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 Briscoe"

Dublin Mayor--What's My Line video 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...

7/11/2009 4/9/2013

Anna Doyle Wheeler MP (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 Parnell MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 (1899 - 1979)

"George Brent"

George Brent (15 March 1899 – 26 May 1979) was an Irish film and television actor in American cinema. Early life He was born George Brendan Nolan in Raharabeg, County Roscommon on the opposit...

12/26/2012 12/26/2012

Thomas Addis Emmet MP (1764 - 1827)

Thomas Addis Emmet (April 24, 1764 – November 14, 1827) was an Irish and American lawyer and politician. He was a senior member of the revolutionary republican group United Irishmen in the 1790s and ...

12/23/2008 12/24/2012

Robert Emmet MP (1778 - 1803)

Emmet was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1778. His father served as surgeon to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and to members of the British Royal Family on their visits to Ireland. Despite his privileged...

12/23/2008 12/24/2012

Pierce Brendan Brosnan (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist. After leaving comprehensive school at 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration. He then w...

7/27/2012 12/19/2012

Aubrey Osborn Gwynn MP (1892 - 1983)

Aubrey Osborn Gwynn (1892-18 May 1983) was an Irish Jesuit historian. Life He came from a Protestant academic family, the son of Stephen Gwynn and the grandson of John Gwynn, professor of the...

12/12/2012 12/12/2012

Denis Rolleston Gwynn MP (1893 - 1973)

Denis Roleston Gwynn (1893–1973) was an Irish journalist, writer and professor of modern Irish history. He served in World War I. He was the second son of Stephen Gwynn, writer and scholar. He wa...

12/12/2012 12/12/2012

Stephen Lucius Gwynn MP (1864 - 1950)

Stephen Lucius Gwynn (13 February 1864 – 11 June 1950) was an Irish journalist, biographer, author, poet and Protestant nationalist politician. and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons o...

12/12/2012 12/12/2012

William Smith O'Brien MP (1803 - 1864)

William Smith O'Brien (Irish: Liam Mac Gabhann Ó Briain; 17 October 1803 – 18 June 1864) was an Irish Nationalist and Member of Parliament (MP) and leader of the Young Ireland movement. He was convic...

12/4/2010 12/12/2012

Timothy Michael Healy MP (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 controve...

8/14/2012 11/25/2012

Kevin Christopher O'Higgins MP (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 Executive Council and Minister for Justice. ] ...

8/14/2012 11/25/2012

Charles Moore, 1st Marquess of Drogheda MP (1730 - 1822)

"1st Marquess of Drogheda"

Charles Moore, 1st Marquess of Drogheda was born on 29 June 1730.1 He married Lady Anne Seymour-Conway, daughter of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford and Lady Isabella Fitzroy, on 15 Feb...

12/22/2008 11/25/2012

At least three wives and several mistresses, including Agnes Campbell. Shane The Proud Shane O'Neill, was utterly aggrieved by this usurping of his place in the chain and the resulting struggle f...

7/31/2008 11/6/2012

Conn Bacach O'Neill, 1st Earl of Tyrone MP (c.1480 - 1559)

"Conn the Lame", "Conn Bacach mac Cuinn Ó Néill", "Prince of Tyrone"

Conn O'Neill, 1st Earl of Tyrone (Irish: Conn Bacach mac Cuinn Ó Néill) King of Tír Eógain, c. 1480–1559. His byname was Conn the Lame . He was the first of the O'Neills to emerge as leaders of the...

7/31/2008 11/6/2012

5/2/2007 11/2/2012

Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738 – December 31, 1775) was an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army. He later became a brigadier-general in the Continental Army during the Americ...

12/31/2010 11/2/2012

Colonel Alexander Montgomery MP (1720 - 1780)

) Colonel Alexander John Montgomery (1720 – 29 September 1800) was an Irish politician. He was born in 1720, the eldest son of Thomas Montgomery, M.P. for Lifford, and his wife Mary Franklin. His...

11/2/2012 11/2/2012

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 ...

7/24/2012 11/1/2012

"Field Marshal George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan GCB (16 April 1800 – 10 November 1888), styled Lord Bingham before 1839, was a British soldier, remembered for his part in the Crimean War, and ...

6/16/2008 9/29/2012

Érimón mac Míl Espáine, 2nd High King of Ireland MP (c.-1750 - -1683)

"Éremón", "Éireamhón", "Érimón", "Heremon", "Héremón", "Eochaidh the Heremon", "Mac Miled", "Of The Horses"

Érimón, son of Míl Espáine, according to medieval Irish legends and historical traditions, was one of the chieftains who took part in the Milesian invasion of Ireland, which conquered the island from t...

11/21/2007 8/26/2012

Conn of the Hundred Battles, 110th High King of Ireland MP (113 - 157)

"Connehead Cathach", "Conn Cead Chadhach", "Conn Ceadchadhach", "Coun Ceadchathach", "100 Battles", "Quintus Centibellis", "Conn Cétchathach of the hundred battles"

Conn Ceadchatbach (of the Hundred Battles), King of Ireland, d. 157 in Ireland, He became king of Ireland, 123 in Tara, Ireland, cause of death was slaying by Tibraite Tireach, son of Mal. Father: Fe...

8/21/2007 8/26/2012

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 6/29/2012

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, revolutionary nationalist, s...

3/17/2009 6/29/2012

James Joyce MP (1882 - 1941)

James (Augustine Aloysius) Joyce James Joyce , Irish novelist considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century best known for Ulysses ...

6/12/2012 6/29/2012

Bono MP

Paul David Hewson - BONO Paul David Hewson was born on 10 May 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. The son of a Roman Catholic postal worker, Bono's Protestant mother died when the boy was just 14. He joined th...

6/12/2012 6/29/2012

Bernard Shaw MP (1856 - 1950)

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although Shaw's first profitable writing was music and literary critic...

9/7/2008 6/29/2012

Saint Patrick of Ireland MP (387 - 461)

"Patricius", "Qatrikias", "Cothraige", "Coithrige", "Pátraic", "Pádraig", "Patrikios", "Patric", "Padric", "Padrig", "St. Patrick", "Saint Patrick"

St. Patrick of Ireland Saint Patrick (Latin: Sanctus Patricius, Irish: Naomh Pádraig), born in Kilpatrick near Dumbarton in Scotland c. 387 – died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland 17 March, 460/1. He wa...

1/20/2009 6/29/2012

Sophia Rosamund Praeger MP (1867 - 1954)

"Rosamund Praeger"

Sophia Rosamund Praeger Sophia Rosamond Praeger, Order of the British Empire|MBE, HRHA, Master of Arts (postgraduate)|MA (1867 - 1954) was an Irish artist, sculptor and writer. Born in Holywood, Co...

1/17/2012 6/29/2012

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 IRA, and member of the Irish deleg...

11/5/2011 6/29/2012

Wikipedia General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell GCB, KCMG, CVO, DSO, PC (11 July 1859 – 21 February 1929) was a British Army officer and colonial governor. He served in the Mahdist War in the Sudan, the ...

6/12/2012 6/12/2012

Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork MP (1566 - 1643)

"Great Earl of Cork", "Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland"

6/22/2007 5/31/2012

Nicholas Plunkett MP (1602 - 1681)

Sir Nicholas Plunkett (1602–1680) was the son of Christopher Plunkett, Lord Killeen, and Jane Dillon. At the age of twenty Plunkett traveled to London to receive training as a lawyer at Gray's Inn in...

11/21/2011 5/31/2012

Connor (or Cornelius) Maguire, 2nd Baron of Enniskillen (1616–1645) was an Irish nobleman from Ulster who took part in the Irish Rebellion of 1641. He was executed for high treason. Life He w...

5/31/2012 5/31/2012

Donagh MacCarthy, 1st Earl of Clancarty MP (1594 - 1665)

"Donough MacCarthy", "1st Earl of Clancarty", "2nd Viscount Muskerry", "Charles"

Donagh [Donough] MacCarthy, 1st Earl of Clancarty, 2nd Viscount Muskerry (died August 1665) was an Irish noble. He married Ellen (Eleanor) Butler (died April 1682), who was the sister of James Butler...

8/30/2008 5/31/2012

Rory O'More MP (c.1590 - 1655)


Rory O'Moore (Irish noble) Rory O'Moore (Irish: Ruairí Ó Mórdha) (c, 1600 – 16 February 1655), also spelt as or Roger O'Moore or O'More or Sir Roger Moore , was an Irish landowner of ancient lineage,...

5/1/2012 5/31/2012

Phelim MacShane O'Neill MP (b. - 1653)

Sir Felim O'Neill of Kinard (died August 1653), also called Phelim MacShane O'Neill or Féilim Ó Néill (Irish), was an Irish nobleman who led the Irish Rebellion of 1641 in Ulster which began on 22 Oc...

5/31/2012 5/31/2012

James John "Gentleman Jim" Corbett (September 1, 1866 – February 18, 1933) was a heavyweight boxing champion, best known as the man who defeated the great John L. Sullivan. He also coached boxing at th...

12/23/2010 5/29/2012

John Lawrence Sullivan (October 15, 1858 – February 2, 1918), also known as the Boston Strong Boy, was recognized as the first Heavyweight Champion of gloved boxing from February 7, 1881 to 1892, and i...

5/29/2012 5/29/2012

Leonard Grey, 1st Viscount Grane MP (1479 - 1541)

"Leonard Gray"

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Leonard Gray: Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane [1] M, #118799, d. 28 July 1541 Last Edited=10 Apr 2004 Leonard Gray, 1st Viscount Grane married Elean...

7/4/2008 5/1/2012

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British A...

8/15/2009 3/18/2012

Gráinne Ní Mháille, Sea Queen of Connacht MP (c.1530 - c.1603)

"Grace O'Malley", "Gráinne O'Malley", "Granuaile", "Gráinne Mhaol", "Bald Gráinne"

From the English Wikipedia page on Grace O'Malley, Pirate Queen: Gráinne Ní Mháille (c. 1530 – c. 1603), Gráinne O'Malley[1] or Grace O'Malley,[2] was Queen of Umaill, chieftain of the Ó Máille cla...

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