Barbour, William Pirrie ('Bill') (1920–2009), teacher, and
community and political activist, was born in Newtownards, Co. Down, son of Walter Terence Barbour, a director of the
Combe Barbour engineering firm, and his wife Blanche (née Redman), whose father owned
wine shops in London…...
Halliday, Fred (Simon Frederick Peter) (1946–2009), academic, writer and public intellectual, was born on 22 February 1946 in Dublin, the youngest of three sons of Arthur Halliday, a quaker shoe
manufacturer, and Margaret Mary 'Rita' Halliday (née Finigan), of Dundalk. He was
(1934–2006), writer, was
born in Dublin on 12 November 1934, eldest of seven children (two sons and
five daughters) of Francis McGahern, garda sergeant and veteran of the Irish war of
independence, from Gowna, Co. Leitrim, and his wife Susan (née McManus),…...
O'Brien, Donal Cruise (1941–2012), political
scientist, was born in Dublin on 4 July
1941, eldest of two daughters and a son of Conor Cruise O'Brien (qv), diplomat, politician and writer, and his first
wife Christine (née Foster). He…...
O'Malley, Pamela (Kathleen Mary) (1929–2006), bohemian, radical and educationalist, was born
in Dublin on 12 July 1929, daughter of Patrick O'Malley, Limerick tea, wine and
spirit importer, and his wife Kathleen (née Bonass). Donough