George Sigerson
 

 

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George Sigerson 1836-1925

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Born in Holy Hill, Strabane, County Tyrone. He was a physician, translator and writer whose works include Poets and Poetry of Munster, The Mountains of Pomeroy, History of the Land Tenures and Land Classes of Ireland, Modern Ireland, Songs and Poems and Bards of the Gael and Gall, as well as other translations from the Irish. He also translated Charcotís Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System. He helped found the Feis Cheoil. He influenced the work of many poets of his own and the next generation. He was the father of Dora Sigerson Shorter. He is buried in Dublin.

 

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