Clotworthy, Pauline (Cecily Elizabeth) (née
Keohler , later
Keller ) (1912–2004),
teacher of fashion design, was born 17
May 1912 in Dublin. She was
the daughter of Robert Nesbitt Keohler, a solicitor, and his second wife, Ethel M.
Keohler (née Thompson), the daughter of William…...
Coghill, Rhoda Sinclair
(1903–2000), pianist, composer, and poet, was born 14 October 1903 in Dublin, the youngest of eight children of Alexander Sinclair Coghill, printing manager, from Thurso, Scotland, and his wife, Rhoda Ann Sinclair (née Baily). Coghill attended Alexandra…...
Firth, Virginia Arabella ('Gay') (1937–2005),
author, journalist and political campaigner, was born in Belfast on 9 January
1937, the eldest of three daughters of Lancelot Turtle, a Belfast businessman
and stockbroker, and Helen Ramsey Turtle
(1911–46), born in Denver, Colorado,…...
(1828–1914), botanical artist, teacher, and poet, was born 22 November 1828, at Griesemount, Ballitore, Co. Kildare, the third eldest of thirteen children of George Shackleton, a miller, and Hannah Shackleton (née Fisher). Her forebear…...