Famous Sons & Daughters

Over several centuries Ireland is internationally renowned as The Land Of Saints & Scholars. This Irish Heritage segment of our website provides a brief and concise introduction only to the principle facts attributable to any individual incorporated in our historic collection of Famous Sons & Daughters Of Ireland.
Many subjects date back several centuries and we also incorporate contemporary subjects.
Nominations! Should Irish history be a subject of interest to you, we always welcome nominations.

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Captain Roberts And The Sirius Historic Links To Passage West, Co. Cork Passage West, Co. Cork, Ireland, is an old Irish town with a great maritime heritage amongst its forebears…
Torpedoed At Sea And Unable To Swim. Co. Mayo Nurse Working On A Hospital Ship Defied Death Story Of War Hero, Sr. Lily McNicholas Of Kiltimagh, An Inspiration To All…
Thomas Ashe; Kerryman;Lost Leader Of Ireland; Irish Martyr And A Man Of Many Talents   A famous Irish song commemorates an eighteen year youth who laid down his life for…
Martin McGuinness Of Derry's Bogside Joins A Gallery Of Irish People Who Became Internationally Famous As Peace Negotiators In Their Native Land A number of historic dates are uniquely attributed…
Brave and Noble Convictions of ALL who PIONEERED PEACE NEGOTIATIONS in the ISLAND OF IRELAND - ESPECIALLY IN NORTHERN IRELAND THROUGH THE 1998 GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT.   Editorial Foreword In…
Joseph Mary Plunkett   1887- 1916 Executed For Participation In 1916 Easter Rising AT G.P.O. Dublin   He was just twenty nine when he faced a firing squad at Kilmainhain…
James Napper Tandy 1740 - 1803 Controversial United Irishman But Committed To Ireland's Liberty   An Irishman of the 18th century revered in song, James Napper Tandy was born in…
John Devoy 1842 - 1929 19th Century Kildare Fenian From Kildare Masterminded Daring Escapes Of Fenian Colleagues John Devoy Banished Into Exile And Ordered To Never Return To Ireland  …
Lemass Held Many Government Portfolios  Seán Lemass’s life was only spared because he was considered a mere young boy of seventeen who became embroiled in the 1916 Easter Rising. He accepted…
Liam Lynch: One Of Ireland's Most Feared Army Generals God pray for me, all this is a pity. It should never have happened. I am glad I am going from…
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