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Clare People

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B

The Colleen Bawn

Harriet Smithson Berlioz
Francis Bindon
James Bartholomew Blackwell
The Colleen Bawn
(1803 - 1819)
Murder victim
Harriet Smithson Berlioz
(1800 - 1854)
Actress
Francis Bindon
(c. 1698 - 1765)
Portrait painter and architect
James Bartholomew Blackwell
(1765-1820)
Professional soldier and revolutionary
Colonel Thomas Blood
Brian Boru
Sisters of Mercy nun and nursing pioneer
Sir Frederic William Burton, R.H.A.
Colonel Thomas Blood
(1618 - 1680)
Professional trickster!!
Brian Boru
(c. 940-1014)
High King of Ireland
Joanna Bridgeman
(c.1812 - 1888)
Sisters of Mercy nun and nursing pioneer
Sir Frederic William Burton, R.H.A.
(1816 - 1900)
Painter and Director of the National Gallery
Edwin John Butler
     
Edwin John Butler
(1874 - 1943)
Plant Pathologist
C
Paddy Canny
Saint Caimin
Willie Clancy
Micheál Coimín
Paddy Canny
(1919-2008)
Renowned fiddle player
Saint Caimin
(Seventh century)
Bishop Abbot of Inis Cealtra
Willie Clancy
(1918-1973)
Musician, singer & story teller
Micheál Coimín
(d. 1760)
Poet
Considine Brothers
John Singleton Copley
Martin Junior Crehan
Peter Comyn
(1778-1830)
Crazy folklorist
Considine Brothers
Clare Hurlers
John Singleton Copley
(1737 - 1815)
Painter
Martin Junior Crehan
(1908 - 1998)
Musician
Elizabeth Crotty
Michael Cusack
Elizabeth Crotty
(1885-1960)
Musician
Michael Cusack
(1847 - 1906)
Founder of the GAA
D
Haulie Daly
Tommy Daly
Ernest De Regge
Thomas Dermody
Haulie Daly
(1922- 1991)
Clare Hurler
Tommy Daly
(1894 - 1936)
Clare Hurler
Ernest De Regge
(1901-1958)
Music professor
Thomas Dermody
(1775 - 1802)
Poet
Eamon De Valera
Eamon De Valera
(1882-1975)
President of Ireland
Seán do Hóra
(d. c1780)
Poet
E
Biddy Early
(1798 - 1874)
Wise woman of Clare
F
James Fitzgerald
(1742 - 1835)
Barrister & Irish member of Parliament
William Vesey Fitzgerald
(1783 - 1843)
Irish statesmen
Saint Flannan
(Seventh Century)
Saint
Percy French
(1854 - 1920)
Songwriter and entertainer
Dan Furey
(1909-1993)
Dancer and musician
H
Paddy Hannan
(1840-1925)
Gold prospector!
Kitty Hayes
(d. 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
Admiral in the Spanish Navy
Sean Huonyn
Poet
K
Patrick (Pat) Keane
(1894 - 1952)
Soldier
Patrick Kelly
(1905 - 1976)
Musician
Captain Arthur Edward Kennedy
(1810 - 1883)
Poor Law Commissioner
Dean John Kenny
(1792- 1879)
Dean
Benjamin Kidd
(1858 – 1916)
Sociologist
L
Tom Lenihan
Charles Lucas
Tom Lenihan
(1905 – 1990)
Singer
Seón Lloyd
Poet
Charles Lucas
(1713 - 1771)
Politician
Edward Lysaght
(1763 - 1811)
Barrister
M
Séamus Mac Consaidín
Poet
Andrew MacCurtain
(d. 1738)
Poet
Hugh MacCurtain
(d. 1755)
Poet
Séamus MacCurtain
(c1814 - )
Poet
Edward MacLysaght
Author and Historian
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
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
(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 - )
Novelist and short story writer
Peter "the Packer" O'Brien
(1842-1914)
Lord Chief Justice of Ireland
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 or 1755 -1826)
Scholar and lexicographer
Eugene O'Curry
(1794 - 1862)
Fanny O'Dea
Publican
Art O'Donnell
(1890–1973)
Member of the IRB
The O'Gorman Mahon
(1802 - )
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)
Circus clown
Q
Hugh Quigley
(1819 - 1883)
Author and priest
R
Sean Reid
(1907– 1978)
Musician
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
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

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