Cusack, Margaret Anna (‘The nun of Kenmare’) (1829–99), nun and author, was born 6 May 1829 at Coolock, Co. Dublin, the elder of two children of Dr Samuel Cusack and his wife, Sarah (née Stoney).
Early life and conversion to catholicism
She was educated privately, learning informally…...
(1906–75), painter, was born 16 January 1906 at 4 Lavis St., Belfast, fourth child among seven sons and one daughter of James Luke (1874–1937), boilerman, originally from Ahoghill, Co. Antrim, and Sarah Luke (1877–1953), daughter of a weaver from near Ballymena, Co.…...
Patterson, Sarah (‘Saidie’) (1904–85), trade unionist and peace activist, was born
25 November 1904 at 32
Woodvale St., Shankill Road, Belfast, eldest of
three children of William Patterson (d. 1912), shipyard blacksmith, and Sarah Patterson
(née Moore), both of whom were devout…...