PEOPLE WHO MAY BE OF INTEREST

PEOPLE WHO MAY BE OF INTEREST

  • Thomas Ashe – died on hunger strike in 1917
  • Kevin Barry – medical student executed for his role in the Irish War of Independence. (His body was moved from Mountjoy Prison to Glasnevin in 2001, having been accorded a state funeral.)
  • Piaras Béaslaí – Easter Rising survivor turned writer
  • Sir Alfred Chester Beatty – art collector
  • Brendan Behan – author and playwright
  • Professor Thomas Bodkin – lawyer, art historian, art collector and curator
  • Harry Boland – friend of Michael Collins and anti-Treaty politician.
  • Christy Brown – writer of My Left Foot and subject of the film of the same name
  • Father Francis Browne – Jesuit priest and photographer who took the last known photographs of RMS Titanic
  • Cathal Brugha – first President of Dáil Éireann (January – April 1919)
  • Thomas Henry Burke – Permanent Under Secretary to Chief Secretary for Ireland Lord Frederick Cavendish, victim with his master of the Phoenix Park murders in 1882
  • Sergeant James Byrne – Victoria Cross recipient (Indian Mutiny)
  • Sir Roger Casement – human rights campaigner turned revolutionary, executed by the British in 1916
  • Robert Erskine Childers – Irish Nationalist and writer, executed by the Irish Free State government during the Irish Civil War. Erskine Childers' grave, located in the Republican Plot
  • Mary "Molly" Alden Childers – Irish Nationalist and wife of Robert Erskine Childers
  • J. J. Clancy – Irish Nationalist MP (1847–1928)
  • Michael Collins – assassinated republican leader, Anglo-Irish Treaty signatory and first internationally recognised Irish head of government
  • Dáithí Ó Conaill – a founder member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army
  • Roddy Connolly – socialist politician and son of James Connolly
  • Andy Cooney – Irish republican
  • John Philpot Curran – patriotic barrister, renowned wit, lawyer on behalf of Wolfe Tone and other United Irishmen, Sarah Curran's father
  • William Dargan – Ireland's rail pioneer
  • Charlotte Despard – suffragist
  • Private Thomas Duffy – VC recipient (Indian Mutiny)
  • Éamon de Valera – 3rd President of Ireland (1959–1973) and dominant Irish leader of 20th century
  • Sinéad de Valera – wife of Éamon de Valera, buried in the same plot
  • Anne Devlin – famed housekeeper of Robert Emmet
  • John Devoy – Fenian leader Image of John Devoy's grave.
  • John Blake Dillon – Irish writer and politician
  • Martin Doherty – IRA member
  • Frank Duff – founder of the Legion of Mary
  • Edward Duffy – Irish Fenian, Irish Republican Brotherhood
  • James Fitzmaurice – aviation pioneer
  • Francis Gleeson – Chaplain to the British Army and the Irish Free State
  • Edmund Dwyer Gray – Irish 19th century MP, son of Sir John Gray
  • Sir John Gray – Irish 19th century MP. Image of Sir John Gray's gravestone
  • Maud Gonne – nationalist campaigner, love of W.B. Yeats's life, famed beauty and mother of Nobel and Lenin Peace Prize winner Seán MacBride, who is also buried in the grave
  • Arthur Griffith – President of Dáil Éireann (January – August 1922)
  • Joseph Patrick Haverty – Irish painter
  • Tim Healy – 1st Governor-General of the Irish Free State.
  • Denis Caulfield Heron – lawyer and politician
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins – poet
  • Peadar Kearney – composer of the Irish National Anthem, Amhrán na bhFiann
  • Luke Kelly – singer and folk musician, founding member of The Dubliners
  • Kitty Kiernan – fiancée of Michael Collins
  • James Larkin – Irish trade union leader and founder of the Irish Transport & General Workers Union (ITGWU)
  • Seán MacBride – founder of Clann na Poblachta and a founder-member of Amnesty International
  • Edward MacCabe – late 19th century Cardinal Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland
  • Dick McKee – member of the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence
  • Terence MacManus – Irish rebel and shipping agent
  • James Patrick Mahon – Irish nationalist politician and mercenary
  • Countess Constance Markievicz – first woman elected to the British House of Commons and a minister in the first Irish government
  • Manchester Martyrs – cenotaph honouring 3 members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood known in history as the Manchester Martyrs who were in fact buried in the grounds of a British prison following their execution
  • Lance Corporal James Murray – VC recipient (First Boer War)
  • Dermot Morgan – Irish satirist and star of Father Ted. Cremated in Glasnevin and interred at Deansgrange Cemetery.
  • Kate Cruise O'Brien – writer and publisher (This is not Kate O'Brien who is buried in Faversham Cemetery, England.)
  • Daniel O'Connell – Irish political leader from 1820s to 1840s O'Connell's tomb under the specially built round tower O'Connell's tomb interior
  • Patrick O'Donnell the Avenger – executed in 1883 in London for the assassination of the co-conspirator turncoat of the Phoenix Park murder, James Carey. A memorial in his honour stands in Glasnevin.
  • Patrick Denis O'Donnell – Irish military historian, writer, and former UN peace-keeper
  • Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa – Fenian leader Patrick Pearse's oration at his funeral in 1915 has gone down in history.
  • Eoin O'Duffy – Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army and leader of The Blueshirts
  • Thomas O'Hagan, 1st Baron O'Hagan – Lord Chancellor of Ireland
  • Kevin O'Higgins – assassinated Vice-President of the Executive Council
  • Seán T. O'Kelly – 2nd President of Ireland (1945–1959)
  • John O'Mahony – a founder of the Irish Republican Brotherhood
  • John O' Leary – poet[2]
  • James O'Mara – nationalist leader and member of the First Dáil
  • Henry O'Neill – painter and archaeologist
  • Christopher Palles, Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer, often described as "the greatest of Irish judges"
  • Charles Stewart Parnell – dominant Irish political leader from 1875 to 1891
  • Patrick (P.J.) Ruttledge – Minister in Éamon de Valera's early governments
  • Daniel D. Sheehan – first independent Irish labour MP
  • Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington – founder of Irish Women's Franchise League
  • Sergeant Philip Smith – VC recipient (Crimean War)
  • Chief Boatswain's Mate John Sullivan – Royal Navy VC recipient (Crimean War)
  • Patrick James Smyth – journalist and politician
  • David P. Tyndall – prominent Irish businessman who transformed the grocery business
  • William Joseph Walsh – Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin
  • Billy Whelan – Manchester United footballer who died the Munich air disaster of 1958

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