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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...
Samuel Barclay Beckett, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1969 MP
(1906 - 1989)
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,...
Bram Stoker MP
(1847 - 1912)
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (November 8, 1847 – April 20, 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula .
Jonathan Swift MP
(1667 - 1745)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), p...
Sir Daniel Day-Lewis MP
He is an English actor with British and Irish citizenship. He is known as one of the most selective actors in the film industry, having starred in only five films since 1997, with as many as five years...
(1911 - 1998)
Maureen Paula O’Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress who was considered Ireland's first film star.
O'Sullivan was born in Boyle, County Roscommon, I...
W. B. Yeats, Nobel Prize in Literature 1923 MP
(1865 - 1939)
William Butler Yeats (pronounced /ˈjeɪts/; 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of ...
Oscar Wilde MP
(1854 - 1900)
He was a brilliant Irish writer, poet, wit, and prominent aesthete. His parents were successful Dublin intellectuals, and from an early age he was tutored at home, where he showed his intelligence, b...
C.S. Lewis MP
(1898 - 1963)
Ancestry of C. S. Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis was born (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), and known to his friends and family as "Jack", w...