Last updated 18th February 2007
If you have visited this site before, these updates will help you with new arrivals.
Updates to 18th February 2007
Brian Desmond Hurst 1895-1986 film maker
Arthur Colohan – composer of Galway Bay
Philip Francis Little 1824-1897 Newfoundland’s first premier
Matt Russell 1834-1912 Editor of The Irish Monthly
Lord John David Fitzgerald 1816-1889 Solicitor General for Ireland 1855-56
Cornelius MacLoughlin - United Irishman
Patrick Vincent Fitzpatrick died 1865 a lifelong friend of Daniel O’Connell
Laurence Waldron 18811-1875 - a director of the Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway.
James Gaffney died 1876 - member of the Royal Irish Academy
John Donegan died 1862 - gave every priest going on the foreign mission a silver chalice, paten and case for the holy oils, and any Irishman who distinguished himself in the walk of practical patriotism received a gold watch.
Dixon Cornelius O’Keefe - stipulated that a memorial typical of his country should be placed over his grave.
Richard Levey died 1899 - director of music at the Theatre Royal for forty three years
George Wyse 1793-1856. He compiled with his brother Thomas, the History of the Catholic Association.
Thomas McKeever died 1875 - a distinguished doctor
Thomas Beakey 1784-1850 - one of O’Connell’s oldest followers.
John Lanigan died 1868 - MP for Cashel and an old ally of O’Connell.
James Cantwell died 1875 – one of the ’48 men
Alexander MacDonnell – the finest Celtic cross in Glasnevin is over his grave
PP MacSwiney died 1884 – Lord mayor of Dublin and owner of the drapery fimr that bore his name.
Thomas Duffy 1805-1868 – V.C. holder
James Devlin died 1892 – V.C. holder
Vladimir Petcherine died 1885 – a “troublesome” priest
Anne Lovett - died, aged 16, after giving birth in a grotto
Huge Kennedy 1879-1936 - was the most influential of the committee that drafted the Irish constitution.
Gearoid O’Sullivan 1891-1948 - was appointed Adjutant General of the army in 1922
John Haugh died 1908 - His “Higher Arithmetic” was a standard work for many years.
James Kirwan died 1969 – he owned the pub where Michael Collins had many meetings.
Constable O’Neill died 1866 - was a policeman who was assassinated in the course of his duty on April 29th 1866.
Eamonn Duggan 1874-1936 - was one of the signatories of the Anglo-Irish Treaty. He served in a number of ministries.
Leo Whelan 1892-1956 - painter
Felix Smith VC 1825-1906 – Victoria Cross Holder
James Murray VC 1859-1942 - Victoria Cross Holder
William J Brennan Whitmore 1886-1977 - was a commandant in the 1916 Rising
Richard Coyne died 1856 – publisher
Thomas Nedley - a famous Irish wit passed
John Finlay died 1856 - a strong supporter of Catholic Emancipation
James Henry Monahan died 1878 - Solicitor and Attorney General from 1847-1850
Patrick Frederick Gallagher 1800-1863 - a well-known ventriloquist and entertainer.
William Lynam died 1894 - wrote about the adventures of the fictional trickster Mick McQuid in the Shamrock.
Robert Ornsby 1820-1899 - the author of Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott Volume 2.
Thomas Sheehan died 1880 - the editor of the Dublin Evening Mail
Thomas More Madden died 1902 - wrote a Life of his father RR Madden
Abigail Bail - leader of the White Quakers in Tallaght
Dr Patrick Duggan 1813-1896 - Bishop of Clonfert
Thomas Arkins died 1880 - Sword Bearer to O’Connell
R.J. O’Mulrenin died 1906 – poet
John Edward Pigot 1822- 1871- collector of “airs”
Michael Gunn died 1861 – victim of Portobello Bridge accident
Major Theobald Butler died 1851 – military man
William O’Leary died 1880 - remembered for his part in the trial of Robert Kelly for the murder of the police spy Talbot on 11th July 1871.
Mullen Michael died 1982 - trade unionist and secretary of the ITGWU 1969-1982.
James Cullen 1841-1921 - founded the Pioneer Total Abstinence Society
Timothy Corcoran 1871-1943 the first Professor of Education at the National University of Ireland.
E J Coyne died 1958 - pioneered classes in adult education.
Lambert McKenna 1870-1953 - collected and edited religious and folk poetry in the Irish language.
Morgan O’Connell died 1885 - was the second son of Daniel O’Connell
Rev Henry Cooke
Rev Hugh Hanna
Sir Charles Lanyon
Bernard McQuirt V.C.
Valentine McMaster V.,C.
Updates to 16th January 2006
John W Nixon
Updates to 1st January 2006
Updates to 8th December 2005
Red Hugh O'Donnell
Updates to 6th September 2005
Father Flanagan - photo
King James ll - photo
Victor Herbert - photo
Arthur Power - painter, writer, friend of James Joyce
John Cunningham - pastoral poet
Updates to 20th August 2005
P.V. Doyle - hotelier
Thomas Bracken - writer of New Zealand national anthem
Joe Linnane - actor
Updates to August 13th 2005
Desmond Fitzgerald - politician
Updates toAugust 12th 2005
John Hughes - sculptor
Sir Ernest Shackleton - explorer
Raymond McGrath - architect
Constantine Fitzgibbon - writer
Tom Casement - Roger's brother
Duke of Wellington
I have photographs and locations of the following people. They will be put into the main site over the next few months.