De Siúnta, Earnán (Ernest Edwin Joynt)
(1874–1949), engineer and Irish-language enthusiast, was born Ernest Edwin Joynt, 11 November 1874, at the family residence in Knox St., Ballina, Co. Mayo, only son among four children of Richard Watson Joynt, editor of the Ballina Herald…...
Gamble, James (1803–91), soap manufacturer in
the USA, was born 3 April 1803
in the Graan, near Enniskillen, Co.
Fermanagh, eldest among four sons and two daughters of George Gamble
and his wife Mary Norris. They were related to prosperous farmers, merchants, and linen
Ó Glaisne, Risteárd (1927–2003),
teacher, ecumenist, and
journalist, was born 2 September 1927 in Bandon, Co.
Cork, the third of four children of George William Giles and his wife Sara Jane
(née Vickery). He attended Bandon Grammar School and TCD…...
Ó hUid, Tarlach (1917–90), Irish-language writer and journalist, was born Augustus Walter
Hood on 13 January 1917 in south
Deptford, London, one of three sons and two
daughters of munitions worker and later carpenter, Augustus Walter Hood, and his wife,
Ada Brockwell. He changed his…...