Famous Dublin People

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Alan Cunningham
Alan Cunningham
BRITISH ARMY GENERAL
Alexander Mitchell
Alexander Mitchell
BLIND ENGINEER
Alfie Byrne
Alfie Byrne
POLITICIAN & LORD MAYOR OF DUBLIN
Arthur (The Duke Of Wellington) Wellesley
Arthur (The Duke Of Wellington) Wellesley
Arthur Griffith
Arthur Griffith
POLITICAL LEADER
Arthur Philip Du Cros
Arthur Philip Du Cros
FOUNDER OF THE DUNLOP RUBBER CO.
Arthur Wellesley (The Duke Of Wellington)
Arthur Wellesley (The Duke Of Wellington)
THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
IRISH BORN AMERICN SCULPTOR
Austin Clarke
Austin Clarke
DRAMATIST, NOVELIST & POET
Barry Fitzgerald
Barry Fitzgerald
ACADEMY AWARD WINNING ACTOR
Bernadette Greevy
Bernadette Greevy
MEZZO-SOPRANO
Bernardo
Bernardo
Bram Stoker
Bram Stoker
NOVELIST
Brendan Behan
Brendan Behan
POET, WRITER, NOVELIST & PLAYWRIGHT
Byrne
Byrne
Capt Thomas Joseph Crean
Capt Thomas Joseph Crean
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Cathal Brugha
Cathal Brugha
REVOLUTIONARY
Cathal Goulding
Cathal Goulding
CHIEF OF STAFF OFFICIAL, IRA
Catherine McCauley
Catherine McCauley
FOUNDER OF THE SISTERS OF MERCY
Cecil Francis Alexander
Cecil Francis Alexander
HYMN WRITER, WRITER & POET
Cedric Gibbons
Cedric Gibbons
FILM DIRECTOR/OSCAR DESIGNER
Christy Brown
Christy Brown
WRITER
Claude Patrick Joseph Nunney (VC)
Claude Patrick Joseph Nunney (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Col James Fitzmorris
Col James Fitzmorris
AVIATOR
Conor Cruise O'Brien
Conor Cruise O'Brien
POLITICIAN, WRITER & ACADEMIC
Cornelius Ryan
Cornelius Ryan
WAR CORRESPONDENT & AUTHOR
Daniel Pollen
Daniel Pollen
P.M. OF NEW ZEALAND
Darren Sutherland
Darren Sutherland
BOXER
David Allen
David Allen
COMEDIAN
Dermot Morgan
Dermot Morgan
IRISH COMEDIAN, ACTOR
Dermot Nally
Dermot Nally
CIVIL SERVANT
Dominic Corrigan
Dominic Corrigan
PHYSICIAN
Dr Thomas John Bernardo
Dr Thomas John Bernardo
PHILANTHROPIST
Dr Tim Mahony
Dr Tim Mahony
BUSINESSMAN & PHILANTHROPIST
Dr William Stokes
Dr William Stokes
PHYSICIAN
Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke
POLITICAL THEORIST & PHILOSOPHER
Edward Carson
Edward Carson
LAWYER & POLITICAL LEADER
Edward Sabine
Edward Sabine
SOLDIER & SCIENTIST
Elizabeth Bowen
Elizabeth Bowen
NOVELIST
Emmett Dalton
Emmett Dalton
REVOLUTIONARY
Estella Solomons
Estella Solomons
ARTIST & REPUBLICAN
Field Marshal Vicount Wolseley
Field Marshal Vicount Wolseley
SOLDIER
Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon
PAINTER
Fredrick Augustus Smith (VC)
Fredrick Augustus Smith (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Fredrick McCoy
Fredrick McCoy
PROF.NAT.SCIENCE & MUSEUM DIR.
Garret Fitzgerald
Garret Fitzgerald
Garret Fitzgerald
General Richard Butler
General Richard Butler
CONTINENTAL ARMY, US REV.WAR
George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw
DRAMATIST, LIT.CRITIC & SOCIALIST
George Francis Fitzgerald
George Francis Fitzgerald
MATHEMATICIAN
Gerry Ryan
Gerry Ryan
Hamilton Lyster Reid
Hamilton Lyster Reid
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Harry Boland
Harry Boland
NATIONALIST
Harry Clarke
Harry Clarke
STAINED GLASS ARTIST, BOOK ILLUST
Henry Grattan
Henry Grattan
ORATOR & PATRIOT
Henry Stoker
Henry Stoker
BRITISH NAVY
Howard Grubb
Howard Grubb
INSTRUMENT MAKER
Hugh Leonard
Hugh Leonard
PLAYWRIGHT
Hugh Talbot Burgoyne (VC)
Hugh Talbot Burgoyne (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
James Carey
James Carey
FENIAN & INFORMER
James Clarence Mangan
James Clarence Mangan
POET
James Hanley
James Hanley
NOVELIST, PLAYWRIGHT & WRITER
James Henry Reynolds (VC)
James Henry Reynolds (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
James Joyce
James Joyce
NOVELIST, PLAYWRIGHT & POET
James Muspratt
James Muspratt
CHEMIST, INDUSTRIALIST
James Napper Tandy
James Napper Tandy
UNITED IRISHMAN
James Plunkett
James Plunkett
WRITER
James Power
James Power
SCULPTOR
James Sheridan Muspratt
James Sheridan Muspratt
RESEARCH CHEMIST
James Stephens
James Stephens
POET & NOVELIST
Jane Francesca Elgee
Jane Francesca Elgee
POET & MOTHER OF OSCAR WILDE
JC Kelly-Rogers
JC Kelly-Rogers
RAF AIRLINE PILOT
Jim Stynes
Jim Stynes
Dublin
John A. Costello
John A. Costello
TAOISEACH
John Dillon
John Dillon
NATIONALIST POLITICIAN
John Field
John Field
PIANIST - COMPOSER
John Mackay
John Mackay
AMERICAN CAPITALIST
John McGahern
John McGahern
WRITER
John Millington Synge
John Millington Synge
PLAYWRIGHT
John Nicholson
John Nicholson
BRITISH GENERAL, EAST INDIA CO.
John Pius Boland
John Pius Boland
OLYMPIAN, BARRISTER & NATIONALIST
John Sweetman
John Sweetman
POLITICIAN
Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift
CLERICAL SATIRIST
Joseph Mary Plunkett
Joseph Mary Plunkett
NATIONALIST, POET & JOURNALIST
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
NOVELIST
Katharine Tynan
Katharine Tynan
NOVELIST & POET
Kevin Barry
Kevin Barry
PATRIOT
Kevin Izod O
Kevin Izod O
POLITICIAN AND YOUNG IRELANDER
Lord Edward Fitzgerald
Lord Edward Fitzgerald
IRISH ARISTOCRAT, REVOLUTIONARY
Lucien Bull
Lucien Bull
PIONEER PHOTOG. INV.ELECTROCARD
Major General Richard Montgommery
Major General Richard Montgommery
CONTINENTAL ARMY, US REV.WAR
Major William Knox-Leet (VC)
Major William Knox-Leet (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Maria Teresa Mulally
Maria Teresa Mulally
TEACHER
Martin Cahill
Martin Cahill
IRISH CRIMINAL
Mary Francis Cusack
Mary Francis Cusack
NUN OF KENMARE
Mathew Carey
Mathew Carey
US PUBLISHER
Michael O
Michael O
SPORTS COMMENTATOR
Michael W. Balfe
Michael W. Balfe
COMPOSER
Nevill Coghill (VC)
Nevill Coghill (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Nuala O'Faolain
Nuala O'Faolain
WRITER & NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST
Oliver St John Gogarty
Oliver St John Gogarty
SURGEON, ECCENTRIC & WRITER
Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
PLAYWRIGHT, NOVELIST & POET
Padraig Pearce
Padraig Pearce
PATRIOT & LEADER OF EAST RIS. 1916
Patrick Sarsfield
Patrick Sarsfield
SOLDIER, PATRIOT
Peadar Kearney
Peadar Kearney
COMPOSER OF IRISH NAT. ANTHEM
Reginald Ingram Montgomery Hitchcock
Reginald Ingram Montgomery Hitchcock
FILM DIRECTOR
Rev William Jackson
Rev William Jackson
UNITED IRISHMAN
Richard Croker
Richard Croker
NEW YORK POLITICIAN
Richard Robert Madden
Richard Robert Madden
JUDGE, HUMANITARIAN & WRITER
Richard Todd
Richard Todd
STAGE AND FILM ACTOR
Robert Brisco
Robert Brisco
POLITICIAN & BUSINESSMAN
Robert Emmett
Robert Emmett
UNITED IRISHMAN
Robert James Graves
Robert James Graves
PHYSICIAN
Robert Mallet
Robert Mallet
INVENTOR, GEOLOGIST & CIVIL ENG.
Robert Noonan
Robert Noonan
HOUSE PAINTER & WRITER
Roger Casement
Roger Casement
PATRIOT, DIPLOMAT & HUMANITARIAN
Ronnie Drew
Ronnie Drew
FOLK MUSICIAN
Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett
DRAMATIST, NOVELIST & POET
Sean Connelly
Sean Connelly
PATRIOT
Sean Heuston
Sean Heuston
PATRIOT
Sean Lemass
Sean Lemass
TAOISEACH
Sean O'Casey
Sean O'Casey
DRAMATIST
Sean.T O'Kelly
Sean.T O'Kelly
2nd PRESIDENT OF IRELAND
Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness
Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness
BREWER
Sir Richard Griffiths
Sir Richard Griffiths
MINING ENGINEER, GEOLOGIST
Sir Richard Mayne
Sir Richard Mayne
1st JT.COMMIS. LONDON MET POLICE
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
MATHEMATICIAN & ASTRONOMER
Stephen C. Rowan
Stephen C. Rowan
US NAVY
Stephen Gately
Stephen Gately
ENTERTAINER
Thomas Byrne (VC)
Thomas Byrne (VC)
VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENT
Thomas Clarke Luby
Thomas Clarke Luby
REVOLUTIONARY, SCHOLAR & AUTHOR
Thomas Moore
Thomas Moore
POET
Thomas Romney Robinson
Thomas Romney Robinson
ASTRONOMER & PHYSICIST
Tom Kettle
Tom Kettle
NATIONALIST, POET, POLITICAN & SOLDIER
Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin
INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST
Victor Herbert
Victor Herbert
MUSIC COMPOSER, CELLIST & CONDUCT.
William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats
POET & DRAMATIST
William Henry Somers
William Henry Somers
BAND LEADER, BROADCASTER
William Howard Russell
William Howard Russell
NEWS REPORTER & WAR CORRESPON.
William Thomas Mulvaney
William Thomas Mulvaney
IRISH ENTREPRENEUR, GERMANY
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