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Famous Graves in Ireland

223 records found

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Lusitania Victims

unknown – 7 May 1915

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

Cobh, County Cork, Ireland

Saint Valentine

unknown – c.269

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

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

No grave photo

James McGuire

1827 – 22 Dec 1862

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

Donaghmore, County Laois, Ireland

Jonathan Swift

30 Nov 1667 – 19 Oct 1745

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

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

William Butler Yeats

13 Jun 1865 – 28 Jan 1939

Poet, Playwright, Nobel Prize Recipient. His heritage was...

Drumcliffe, County Sligo, Ireland

Oliver Reed

13 Feb 1938 – 2 May 1999

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

Buttevant, County Cork, Ireland

Hugh O'Flaherty

28 Feb 1898 – 30 Oct 1963

Religious Figure, World War II Resistance Figure. Born in County...

Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland

Michael Collins

16 Oct 1890 – 22 Aug 1922

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

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Para Bui Mor Mhacseoidin

Birth and death dates unknown.

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

Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland

Pvt Joseph Bradshaw

1835 – 29 Aug 1893

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

Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

Joseph Ward

1832 – 23 Nov 1872

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

Longford, County Laois, Ireland

John Boyd Dunlop

5 Feb 1840 – 23 Oct 1921

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

Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland

Barry Fitzgerald

10 Mar 1888 – 14 Jan 1961

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

Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland

Michael Mallin

1 Dec 1874 – 8 May 1916

Social Reformer. He was involved in the Easter 1916 Uprising in...

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Sir Christopher Plunkett

c.1410 – 1467

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

Dunsany, County Meath, Ireland

Saint Brendan

484 – 577

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

Galway, County Galway, Ireland

Phil Lynott

20 Aug 1949 – 4 Jan 1986

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

Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland

Martin Doyle

25 Oct 1894 – 20 Nov 1940

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Ireland, he was...

Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland

James Murray

Feb 1859 – 19 Jul 1942

First Boer War Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Charles John Stanley Gough

28 Jan 1832 – 6 Sep 1912

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. He was born to an...

Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland