Famous Cork People

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Agnes-Mary Clarke
Agnes-Mary Clarke
ASTRONOMER & WRITER
Anna Haslam
Anna Haslam
SUFFRAGIST & PHILANTHROPIST
Arthur O'Connor
Arthur O'Connor
UTD.IRISHMAN,GEN.NAPOLEON'S ARMY
Bishop Daniel Mannix
Bishop Daniel Mannix
ARCHBISHOP OF MELBOURNE
Bishop Thomas Croke
Bishop Thomas Croke
ARCHBISHOP
Christy Ring
Christy Ring
HURLING SPORTS PERSON
Conel Hugh O'Donel-Alexander
Conel Hugh O'Donel-Alexander
BRITISH CRYPTANALYST & CHESS PLAYER
Daniel Corkery
Daniel Corkery
WRITER, TEACHER & NATIONALIST
Daniel Florence O'Leary
Daniel Florence O'Leary
GEN.SOUTH AMERICAN WAR OF INDEP
Daniel MacLise
Daniel MacLise
PAINTER
Danny La Rue
Danny La Rue
FEMALE IMPERSONATOR
David Lord (VC)
David Lord (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Dr. Pat O
Dr. Pat O
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL WINNER
Dr. Vincent Barry
Dr. Vincent Barry
SCIENTIFIC MIRACLE WORKER
Edel Quinn
Edel Quinn
LAY MISSIONARY
Edward Hallaran-Bennett
Edward Hallaran-Bennett
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON
Edward Mannock (VC)
Edward Mannock (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Edward Mulhare
Edward Mulhare
Eliza Lynch
Eliza Lynch
MISTRESS TO PRES. OF PARAGUAY
Eyre Massey-Shaw
Eyre Massey-Shaw
FDR OF THE LONDON MET.FIRE BRIG.
Francis Beamish
Francis Beamish
BATTLE OF BRITAIN PILOT
Francis O
Francis O
CHICAGO CHIEF OF POLICE
Francis Sylvestor (Fr.Prout) Mahony
Francis Sylvestor (Fr.Prout) Mahony
Francis Sylvestor Mahony (Fr.Prout)
Francis Sylvestor Mahony (Fr.Prout)
HUMORIST & WRITER
Frank O'Connor
Frank O'Connor
AUTHOR
George Salmon
George Salmon
MATHEMATICIAN & ANG.THEOLOGIAN
Gerald Goldberg
Gerald Goldberg
LAWYER & POLITICIAN
Gerard Robert O'Sullivan (VC)
Gerard Robert O'Sullivan (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington
Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington
IRISH FEMINIST
Henry Sheares Brother (Ref. John Left
Henry Sheares Brother (Ref. John Left
Herbert Trench
Herbert Trench
PLAYWRIGHT & POET
Hugh Lane
Hugh Lane
ART COLLECTOR
Jack Doyle
Jack Doyle
BOXER
Jack Lynch
Jack Lynch
4th TAOISEACH OF IRELAND
James
James "Miranda"Barry
MILITARY SURGEON
James J. Wood
James J. Wood
AMERICAN INVENTOR
James William Adams (VC)
James William Adams (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Jeremiah Frederick Edwards (VC)
Jeremiah Frederick Edwards (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Jeremiah O'Donovan-Rossa
Jeremiah O'Donovan-Rossa
IRISH FENIAN LEADER
Joe Lynch
Joe Lynch
ACTOR & ENTERTAINER
John B. McDonald
John B. McDonald
BUILDER OF NEW YORK
John Francis Maguire
John Francis Maguire
POLITICIAN & JOURNALIST
John Joseph Coppinger
John Joseph Coppinger
PAPAL OFFICER, GEN. US CIVIL WAR
John O'Mahoney
John O'Mahoney
FENIAN
John Philpot Curran
John Philpot Curran
LAWYER, ORATOR & WIT
John Sullivan (VC)
John Sullivan (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Leonora Barry
Leonora Barry
AMERICAN LABOUR LEADER
Maj Gen Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
Maj Gen Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
Mary Aikenhead
Mary Aikenhead
FOUNDRESS OF SISTERS OF CHARITY
Mary Harris-Jones (Mother)
Mary Harris-Jones (Mother)
AMERICAN LABOUR ORGANISER
Michael Collins
Michael Collins
REVOLUTIONARY LEADER
Michael O'Leary (VC)
Michael O'Leary (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Michael O'Riordan
Michael O'Riordan
FDR.COMMUNIST PARTY, IRELAND
Nano Nagle
Nano Nagle
FDR OF THE PRESENTATION SISTERS
Nellie Cashman
Nellie Cashman
THE ANGEL OF TOMBSTONE
Padraig O' Siochain
Padraig O' Siochain
Padraig O'Siochain
Padraig O'Siochain
JOURNALIST, AUTHOR & LAWYER
Patrick Augustine Sheehan
Patrick Augustine Sheehan
CATHOLIC PRIEST & AUTHOR
Patrick Collins
Patrick Collins
CONGRESSMAN & MAYOR OF BOSTON
Paul Kane
Paul Kane
CANADIAN PAINTER
Rev. Edward Hincks
Rev. Edward Hincks
ORIENTALIST
Richard Hennessy
Richard Hennessy
SOLDIER & DISTILLER
Robert Cain
Robert Cain
FDR OF CAIN'S BREWERY, LIVERPOOL
Sam Maguire
Sam Maguire
IRISH REPUBLICAN
Sean O'Faolain
Sean O'Faolain
SHORT STORY WRITER
Sir Richard Church
Sir Richard Church
GREEK ARMY GENERAL
Standish James O'Grady
Standish James O'Grady
NOVELIST & HISTORIAN
Stephen Moylan
Stephen Moylan
QUARTERMASTER GENERAL
Terence MacSwiney
Terence MacSwiney
REVOLUTIONARY
The Sheares Brothers (John Left, Henry Right)
The Sheares Brothers (John Left, Henry Right)
UNITED IRISHMEN
Thomas Addis Emmet
Thomas Addis Emmet
LAWYER & POLITICIAN
Thomas Alfred Smyth
Thomas Alfred Smyth
BRIG.GEN. UNION ARMY US CIVIL WAR
Thomas Davis
Thomas Davis
POET, NATIONALIST
Thomas Kent
Thomas Kent
NATIONALIST
Thomas MacCurtain
Thomas MacCurtain
NATIONALIST LEADER
Thomas Russell (The Man From God Knows Where)
Thomas Russell (The Man From God Knows Where)
UNITED IRISHMAN
Thomas William Sweeney
Thomas William Sweeney
UNION GEN.US CIVIL WAR & FENIAN
Tim Healy
Tim Healy
1st GOV.GEN. OF THE IRISH FREESTATE
Timothy Anglin
Timothy Anglin
CANADIAN POLITICIAN
Timothy Charles Harrington
Timothy Charles Harrington
LAWYER, NEWSPAPER OWNER & NAT.
Timothy Daniel Sullivan
Timothy Daniel Sullivan
POLITICIAN & POET
Timothy Michael Healy
Timothy Michael Healy
POLITICIAN, 1st GOV.GEN. IRISH FREE.
Timothy O'Hea (VC)
Timothy O'Hea (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Tom Barry
Tom Barry
IRISH GUERRILLA LEADER
Tom Hales
Tom Hales
IRA VOLUNTEER
Tony Murphy
Tony Murphy
ORGANISER OF 'GAY FUTURE' SCAM
Vincent O'Brien
Vincent O'Brien
RACEHORSE BREEDER & TRAINER
Walter Paye Lane
Walter Paye Lane
TEXAS RANGER & CONFED.GENERAL
Wiliam John English (VC)
Wiliam John English (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RE CIPIENT
William (Ref No.2) Cosgrove
William (Ref No.2) Cosgrove
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William Corbet
William Corbet
SOLDIER
William Cosgrove
William Cosgrove
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
William Cosgrove (Ref No.2)
William Cosgrove (Ref No.2)
William Horace De Vere-Cole
William Horace De Vere-Cole
KING OF PRANKSTERS
William O'Brien  (Ref.Trade Unionist)
William O'Brien (Ref.Trade Unionist)
TRADE UNIONIST
William O'Brien (Ref.Journalist)
William O'Brien (Ref.Journalist)
NATIONALIST / JOURNALIST
William O'Brien (Ref.Trade Unionist)
William O'Brien (Ref.Trade Unionist)
William Randall Roberts
William Randall Roberts
US POLITICIAN, FENIAN LEADER
William Russell-Grace
William Russell-Grace
PHILANTHROPIST & MERCHANT
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