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Famous Graves in Ireland

222 records found


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James McGuire

1827 – 22 Dec 1862

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Lusitania Victims

unknown – 7 May 1915

Mass grave for the victims of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, a...

Saint Valentine

unknown – c.269

Roman Catholic Church Saint. In Latin his name was Valentinus, of...

Jonathan Swift

30 Nov 1667 – 19 Oct 1745

Author. Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral and one of the greatest...

William Butler Yeats

13 Jun 1865 – 28 Jan 1939

Poet, Playwright. His heritage was Protestant Anglo-Irish, and...

Michael “Mick” Collins

16 Oct 1890 – 22 Aug 1922

Irish Revoluntionary. He bgan his career as a clerk and...

Hugh O'Flaherty

28 Feb 1898 – 30 Oct 1963

World War II figure. Hugh O'Flaherty was born in County Kerry,...

Oliver Reed

13 Feb 1938 – 2 May 1999

Actor. Most remembered for his role as the brutal Bill Sykes in...

Para Bui Mor Mhacseoidin

Birth and death dates unknown.

According to legend, Mhacseoidin was a Scottish giant who came to...

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Pvt Joseph Bradshaw

1835 – 29 Aug 1893

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Pettigreen,...

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Joseph Ward

1832 – 23 Nov 1872

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Kinsale, Ireland,...

Turlough O'Carolan Cenotaph

1670 – 25 Mar 1738

Harpist, Composer, Poet. The last of the great Irish bards, he...

George Gardiner

18 Jul 1821 – 17 Nov 1891

Crimean War Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Ireland, he...

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John Boyd Dunlop

5 Feb 1840 – 23 Oct 1921

Inventor. He developed the first practical pneumatics tire first...

Phil Lynott

20 Aug 1949 – 4 Jan 1986

Rock Musician. Born in West Bromwich, England, he was best known...

Barry Fitzgerald

10 Mar 1888 – 14 Jan 1961

Actor. He came to Hollywood, California from Ireland in 1935, and...

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John Murray

Feb 1837 – 7 Nov 1911

New Zealand Wars Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Birr, Ireland,...

James Byrne

1822 – 6 Dec 1872

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Sir Christopher Plunkett

c.1410 – 1467

First Baron Dunsany. Born the second son of Genet de Cusack and...

Saint Brendan

484 – 577

Roman Catholic Saint, Explorer. Abbot and traveller,...

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