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Clare People

See also:
I.R.A. Volunteers in County Clare, 1916-1925 &
Scríbhneoirí Gaeilge an Chláir ó 1850 Anall &
Singers and Songs of County Clare &
Traditional Music of Clare Live Recordings - the Musicians

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

B

The Colleen Bawn

Harriet Smithson Berlioz
Francis Bindon
James Bartholomew Blackwell
Colonel Thomas Blood
The Colleen Bawn
(1803–1819)
Murder victim

 

Harriet Smithson Berlioz
(1800–1854)
Actress
Francis Bindon
(c. 1698–1765)
Painter and architect
James Bartholomew Blackwell
(1765–1820)
Soldier and revolutionary
Colonel Thomas Blood
(1618–1680)
Soldier and thief
Brian Boru
Sisters of Mercy nun and nursing pioneer
Sir Frederic William Burton, R.H.A.
Edwin John Butler
 
Brian Boru
(c. 940–1014)
High King of Ireland
Joanna Bridgeman
(1813–1888)
Nun and nursing pioneer
Sir Frederic William Burton, R.H.A.
(1816–1900)
Painter and Director of the National Gallery


Edwin John Butler
(1874–1943)
Plant Pathologist

 
C
Paddy Canny
Saint Caimin
Willie Clancy
Nora Cleary
Micheál Coimín
Paddy Canny
(1919–2008)
Musician

 

Saint Caimin
(7th Century)
Bishop Abbot of Inis Cealtra
Willie Clancy
(1918–1973)
Musician, singer & story teller
Nora Cleary
(1924-1988)
Singer

Micheál Coimín
(d. 1760)
Poet
Considine Brothers
John Singleton Copley
Martin Junior Crehan
Elizabeth Crotty

Peter Comyn
(1778–1830)
Folklorist

 

Considine Brothers
Clare Hurlers
John Singleton Copley
(1737–1815)
Painter
Martin Junior Crehan
(1908–1998)
Musician
Elizabeth Crotty
(1885–1960)
Musician
Michael Cusack

Michael Cusack
(1847–1906)
Founder of the GAA

 

 

D
Haulie Daly
Tommy Daly
Ennis Jail
Ernest De Regge
Thomas Dermody
Haulie Daly
(1922–1991)
Clare Hurler

 

Tommy Daly
(1894–1936)
Clare Hurler
Giles D’Arcy
(1821-1903)
Governor of Ennis Jail
Ernest De Regge
(1901–1958)
Music professor
Thomas Dermody
(1775–1802)
Poet
Eamon De Valera
Seán do Hóra
Michael Downes
 

Eamon De Valera
(1882–1975)
President of Ireland

 

Seán do Hóra
(d. c1780)
Poet

Michael Downes
(1918-2005)
Musician
 
E
 
Biddy Early
(1798–1874)
Wise woman of Clare

 

 
F
James Fitzgerald
William Vesey Fitzgerald
James Fitzgerald
(1742–1835)
Barrister and Irish MP

 

William Vesey Fitzgerald
(1783–1843)
Irish statesmen
Saint Flannan
(7th Century)
Saint
Percy French
(1854–1920)
Songwriter and entertainer
Dan Furey
(1909–1993)
Dancer and musician
H
Paddy Hannan
(1840–1925)
Prospector

 

Kitty Hayes
(1928–2008)
Musician
P.J. Hayes
(1921–2001)
Musician
Dr. Patrick J. Hillery
(1923–2008)
President of Ireland
John P. Holland
(1841–1914)
Inventor of the submarine
Daniel Huonyn
Sean Huonyn
 

Daniel Huonyn
Admiral in the Spanish Navy

 

Sean Huonyn
Poet
 
K
Mikey Kelleher
John Kelly (1912-1989) Musician
Patrick (Pat) Keane
(1894–1952)
Old IRA Officer
Mikey Kelleher
(1907-1987}
Singer

John Kelly
(1912-1989)
Musician

 

Patrick Kelly
(1905–1976)
Musician
Captain Arthur Edward Kennedy
(1810–1883)
Poor Law Commissioner
Benjamin Kidd
John & Paddy Killourhy
   

Dean John Kenny
(1792–1879)
Dean

Benjamin Kidd
(1858–1916)
Sociologist

John and Paddy Killourhy
(John c1916-2005
Paddy born c1918)
Musicians
L
Tom Lenihan
Seón Lloyd
Charles Lucas
Edward Lysaght
 
Tom Lenihan
(1905–1990)
Singer

 

Seón Lloyd
Poet
Charles Lucas
(1713–1771)
Politician
Edward Lysaght
(1763–1811)
Barrister
 
M
Andrew MacCurtain
Séamus MacCurtain
Edward MacLysaght
Séamus Mac Consaidín
Poet
Andrew MacCurtain
(d. 1738)
Poet

 

Hugh MacCurtain
(?1680–1755)
Poet
Séamus MacCurtain
(1815–1870)
Poet
Edward MacLysaght
Author and Historian
Donnchadha Ruadh MacNamara

Donnchadha Ruadh MacNamara
(c. 1715–1810)
Poet and hedge school master

 

John "Fireball" MacNamara
(c. 1750–1836)

Máire MacNeill
(1904–1987)
Folklorist and writer
Mike McTigue
(1892–1966)
Boxer
Brian Merriman
(c. 1747–1805)
Poet
Thomas Meehan
 

Stephen Joseph Meany
(c. 1825–1888)
Poet, journalist and nationalist

 

Thomas Meehan
(d. 1804)
Poet

William Mulready
(1786–1863)
Painter

Michael "Sonnie" Murphy
Olympic Athlete
 
N
 
Máiread Ní Ghráda
(1896–1971)
Poet, playwright and broadcaster

 

Matt Nugent
(d. 1990)
Clare Hurler
 
O
Padraig O'Briain
Padraig O'Briain
(c. 1773–1855)
Piper and musician

 

Catherine Amelia O'Brien
(d. 1963 )
Stained glass and mosaic artist
Cornelius O'Brien
(1782–1857)
Edna O'Brien
(1930 - )
Writer
Peter "the Packer" O'Brien
(1842–1914)
Lord Chief Justice of Ireland
William O'Brien
Peter O'Connell

William O'Brien
(d. 1815)
Actor and dramatist

 

William Smith O'Brien
(1803–1864)
Patriot
Cyril Ó Céirín
(1934–1999)
Writer
Daniel O'Connell
(1775–1847)
Politician
Peter O'Connell
(1746/1755–1826)
Scholar and lexicographer
Thomas O'Grady

Eugene O'Curry
(1794–1862)

 

Fanny O'Dea
Publican
Art O'Donnell
(1890–1973)
Member of the IRB
The O'Gorman Mahon
(1802–1891)
M.P.
Thomas O'Grady
(1840–1913)
Father of New Zeland police force
 

Sir Michael O'Loghlen
(1789–1842)
Judge

 

Baron O'Neillan
Major-General in the Austrian army
 
P
 
Charles Stewart Parnell
(1846–1891)
M.P.

 

Johnny Patterson
(1840–1889)
Songwriter, musician and clown
 
Q
 
Hugh Quigley
(1819–1883)
Author and priest

 

 
R
Martin Reidy
 
Sean Reid
(1907–1978)
Musician

 

Martin Reidy
(1901-1985)
Singer
Maire Rua
(1615–1686)
Russell Brothers
Musicians
 
S
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Saint Senan
(c. 488–544)
Patron saint of West Clare

 

Tim Smythe
(1905–1982)
Athlete and politician
Tom Steele
(1788–1848)
 
T
Caitlin Thomas
 
Caitlín Thomas
(1913–1994)
Wife of the poet Dylan Thomas

 

Daniel Joseph Tobin
(1872–1955)
Labour Activist in the US
 
V
 
Daniel Vaughan
(c.1818–1879)
Scientist, mathematician, physiologist and astronomer

 

 
W
George Warburton, Policeman
       
George Warburton
Policeman
       

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