Callanan, Frank

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Dillon, John

Dillon, John (1851–1927), nationalist parliamentarian, was born 8 September 1851 in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, third child and second son of John Blake Dillon (qv), politician and lawyer, and Adelaide Dillon (neé Hart). Dillon's birth…

Healy, Timothy Michael

Healy, Timothy Michael (1855–1931), parliamentarian, barrister, and first governor general of the Irish Free State, was born 17 May 1855 in Bantry, west Co. Cork, second son of Maurice Healy, clerk of the Bantry poor law union, and Eliza Healy (née Sullivan). Family…

O'Brien, Conor Cruise

O'Brien, Conor Cruise (1917–2008), diplomat, politician and writer, was born Donal Conor David Dermot Donat (he habitually interpolated Sheehy) Cruise O'Brien on 3 November 1917 at 44 Leinster Road, Rathmines, Dublin, the only child of

O'Brien, Richard Barry

O'Brien, Richard Barry (1847–1918), Irish nationalist biographer, historian, and publicist, was born 7 March 1847 in Kilrush, Co. Clare, third son of Patrick Barry O'Brien and Sarah O'Brien (née Hannan). In 1863 he went to Dublin, passing from the St Laurence O'Toole preparatory…

Parnell, Charles Stewart

Parnell, Charles Stewart (1846–91), politician, was born 27 June 1846 in Avondale House, Co. Wicklow, seventh among eleven children of John Henry Parnell and Delia Tudor Parnell (née Stewart). Ancestry and early life Parnell was a member of the seventh…

Sullivan, Alexander Martin

Sullivan, Alexander Martin (1871–1959), barrister, was born 14 January 1871 at Belfield, Drumcondra, Dublin, second son of Alexander Martin Sullivan (qv) (1830–84) and Frances Genevieve Sullivan (née Donovan). His father,…