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 educated…...
Lennon, Peter Gerard (1930–2011), journalist, documentary film-maker and social critic, was born on 28 February 1930 at 30 North Frederick Street,
Dublin, the eldest of three sons of
Peter Joseph Lennon and his wife Delia (née Fenton). His mother was a former post
Lewy, Ernst (1881–1966), linguist, was born on
19 September 1881 in Breslau,
Germany (now Wrocław, Poland), the youngest of
ten children of Jacob Lewy, a merchant, and Julia Lewy (née Bielschowsky). The family
background was Jewish. Lewy attended the König-Wilhelms-Gymnasium in…...
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…...