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For centuries Dublin has been home, inspiration and muse to many famous people. This book gives biographies of over two hundred of them and lists their addresses. Included are
WRITERS such as James Joyce, J.M. Synge, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, Oliver Goldsmith, Elizabeth Bowen, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Anthony Trollope...
POETS W.B. Yeats,
Patrick Kavanagh, Percy Bysshe Shelley ...
PLAYWRIGHTS Sean O'Casey, Brendan Behan ...
MUSICIANS Georg Friedrich Handel, Thomas Moore, John Field, Victor Herbert, Luke Kelly, Phil Lynott ...
PAINTERS Sarah Purser, Walter Osborne, William Orpen, Jack B. Yeats, Francis Bacon ...
POLITICIANS and STATESMEN Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson, Henry Grattan, Michael Collins, Winston Churchill ...
REVOLUTIONARIES Countess Markievicz, Robert Emmet, James Connolly, Patrick Pearse ...
and actors, engineers, architects, boxers, inventors, churchmen, scientists, eccentrics, lords and ladies ....

Dublin's Famous People - John Cowell

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Title
Dublin's Famous People - And Where They Lived
Author
John Cowell
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19960501

For centuries Dublin has been home, inspiration and muse to many famous people. This book gives biographies of over two hundred of them and lists their addresses. Included are
WRITERS such as James Joyce, J.M. Synge, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, Oliver Goldsmith, Elizabeth Bowen, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Anthony Trollope...
POETS W.B. Yeats,
Patrick Kavanagh, Percy Bysshe Shelley ...
PLAYWRIGHTS Sean O'Casey, Brendan Behan ...
MUSICIANS Georg Friedrich Handel, Thomas Moore, John Field, Victor Herbert, Luke Kelly, Phil Lynott ...
PAINTERS Sarah Purser, Walter Osborne, William Orpen, Jack B. Yeats, Francis Bacon ...
POLITICIANS and STATESMEN Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson, Henry Grattan, Michael Collins, Winston Churchill ...
REVOLUTIONARIES Countess Markievicz, Robert Emmet, James Connolly, Patrick Pearse ...
and actors, engineers, architects, boxers, inventors, churchmen, scientists, eccentrics, lords and ladies ....

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John Cowell grew up in Sligo and, having practised as a doctor in wartime London, spent his working life with the Irish anti-tuberculosis campaign. He took part in some of the Hilton/Edwards productions and the Longford productions at the Gate Theatre. Has written several books: Where They Lived in Dublin (updated as Dublin's Famous People), Sligo, Land of Yeats' Desire, a general history, memoir and guide to his home county, No Profit But The Name about the Longford theatre group, and a novel, The Begrudgers.

Type
BOOK
Edition
2nd edition
Country of Publication
Ireland
Number of Pages
192

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