O'Callaghan, Margaret

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MacBride, (Edith) Maud Gonne

MacBride, (Edith) Maud Gonne (1866–1953), advanced nationalist, political activist, and subject of most of the love poetry of W. B. Yeats (qv), was born 21 December 1866 at Tongham Manor, near Farnham, Surrey, England, eldest…

Pigott, Richard

Pigott, Richard (1828–89), journalist, newspaper owner, and forger, was the son of George Pigott of Ratoath, Co. Meath, and his wife, a woman from Roscommon. George Pigott was initially employed by Peter Purcell of Dublin, who held the contract for the transmission of the mails…