Famous Sons & Daughters

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Tom Crean - Internationally Renowned Artic Explorer Tom Crean from the shorelines of west Co. Kerry, lived his young life close to the raging Atlantic Ocean and in his boyhood…
Thomas Clarke - Irish Patriot & Signatory Of 1916 Irish Proclamation   The Clarke family from Co. Tyrone, were exiled for some years in the Isle of Wight and it…
Thomas Kent - Corkman Outnumbered At Family Home in Shoot Out Thomas Kent of Castlelyons, Co.Cork, was the only volunteer executed outside of Dublin in the aftermath of the historic…
Tom Barry - One Of Ireland's Greatest Army Commanders General Tom Barry’s legacy will always be defined to the historic Co. Cork ambushes of Kilmichael and Crossbarry. Aged just eighteen he…
Kevin Barry - Fought For Irish Liberty and Hanged At Eighteen By English Crown   Kevin Barry is a patriotic famous son of Ireland who paid the ultimate sacrifice with…
Robert Emmet 18 th Century Patriot - Remembered In Song & Verse   As sentence of death was about to be proclaimed, Robert Emmet stood up in the dock and…
Patrick Sarsfield - One Of Ireland's Greatest Revolutionaries Of 17 th Century   Patrick Sarsfield in his young life endeared himself to the hearts and souls of Irish people worldwide…
Pádraig Pearse - One Of Ireland's Most Famous Patriots & Leader Of The 1916 Easter Rising   Padraig Pearse was a patriotic soldier who laid down his life for his…
Nano Nagle - Corkwoman Established Ursulines Convents   Nano Nagle, a spiritual missionary hailed from the beautiful Blackwater vales that stream around north Cork right down to the eastern shorelines. Born…
Michael Collins - World Famous Freedom Fighter   In Ireland’s eight hundred years of occupation by British rule, Michael Collins was the Irish freedom fighter who probably gained most respect…
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