Miscellaneous Limerick People


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John Wolfe Ambrose

Gerry Andrews

James Apjohn

James Baggott

Anne Banks

Berkeley, Francis, Sir

Daniel Blake 

Gerard Bourke

Mikey 'Feathery' Bourke

David Bracken (archivist)

Michael Brennan (freedom fighter)

George Browne, Count (soldier)

Tony Browne (Local historian)

Vincent Browne (journalist/broadcaster)

Christopher William Bunting

Fr. Joe Carroll

Rev. William Casey

Angela Collins

Maghnus Collins (adventurer)

Stella Conran (fashion model)

Eyre Coote (soldier)

William E. Corbett (City engineer)

John Hamilton Cox

Fr. John Creagh (see also 'Jews of Limerick' file)

Samuel Crumpe (doctor)

Dermot Culhane (photographer)

Madge Daly (nationalist, sister of Edward Daly)

Nicholas Flood Davin (journalist/writer)

John Devane (solicitor)

John Dillon (President, Irish Farmers Association)

Len Dinneen (broadcaster)

Thomas Dongan

Paddy Dooley (sports/businessman)

Dan Doyle (librarian)

Peter Drake (soldier)

Fr. Dermod Duggan

Martin J. Duggan 

Bartholomew Thomas Duhigg

Lord Dunraven, The 7th Earl of Dunraven and Mountearl, Thady Windham Thomas Wyndham Quin

Robert Dwyer-Joyce

Niall Egleston (photographer)

Philip Embury (Methodist founder)

Francis Finegan

Gerald Fitzgerald

James F. Fitzgerald (teacher)

Sir John Fitzgerald

Niall Fitzgerald (Businessman)

Gerald Fitzgibbon (lawyer/author)

Marion Fitzgibbon

William Fitzgibbon

John ('The Man') Frawley (broadcaster)

Thomas St. John Gaffney (diplomat)

William Geary (Garda/ victim of miscarriage of justice)

Brian Geoghegan (husband of Tánaiste, Mary Harney)

David Gleeson (filmmaker)

Paul Gleeson (adventurer, long-distance rower)

John Goggin

Hugh Gough

Harry Dean Grady

Michael Guerin (honorary consul)

John Guiry (rebel)

Victor Haddick  (filmmaker)

Timothy Hannon

Patsy Harrold

William Henry Harvey

Joseph Timothy Haydn (lexicographer)

Sir John McNamara Hayes (doctor)

Michael Hayes ('Black' Mick Hayes)

Tom Hayes (Irish-American)

Con Healy

Robert Herbert (Limerick City Librarian/historian)

Rev. Francis Higgins (Archdeacon)

John Higgins

Frank Hogan (the man with the “John 3:7” sign at sporting occasions)

Martin Hogan (escaped bonds in penal Australia, one of the Catalpa Six)

Paddy Hogan (memoirist)

Robert Hogan (judge)

John Philip Holland (of County Clare, educated at CBS, Limerick) (inventor of submarine)

John Howly

Rev. David Humphreys

Vere Hunt, Sir

James Irwin (mathematician)

Vere Wynne Jones (broadcaster)

Father John Kenyon (priest/nationalist)

John Keogh (mathematician)

Joseph Kidd (homoeopath)

King-Griffin, Michael (Professor King-Griffin)

Francis Maurice Lacy (soldier)

Celia Holman Lee (fashion model/agent)

Philomena Lee

Thomas Langlois Lefroy (judge/politician)

Richard Leonard

Father Timothy Peter Leonard (Columban missionary/martyr)

Father William Leonard (priest)

James Locke

Dr. Joseph John Long (doctor & Protestant missionary)

Father Alfred Loughran

James McCarthy

Michael MacCurtain (engineer/City official)

Richard Pierce McElligott

Thomas McGarry

Con McGrath (teacher/Councillor)

Michael McInerney (journalist)

James Gerard McMahon (High Court judge)

Patrice de MacMahon, Duke of Magenta

James Rochfort Maguire (politician)

Joe Malone (singer/publican)

James Marwood (hangman)

Eyre Massey, 1st Baron Clarina

Eyre Massey, 3rd Lord Clarina

Godfrey Massy (clergyman)

Monsignor Michael Moloney

Morrison, Michael Gerard, Fr., SJ

Michael J. Mulqueen (lawyer)

Robert 'Bobby' Mulrooney (naval officer)

Austin Murphy (aviator)

Terence Aubrey Murray

Jack Nash (newspaper seller)

Paddy Neale (United Irishman)

Donal Nevin (union leader)

Ignatius Nihill

Pádraig Ó Maidín (librarian)

Fitzjames O'Brien (writer)

Peter O'Brien ('Peter the Packer') (judge)

O'Brien, Turlogh (Toirdhealbhach Donn) (King of Thomond)

Kathleen O’Carroll (‘flying-boat’ crew)

Tommy O'Connor (Chicago gangster)

Eugene O’Curry (scholar) [from Doonaha, Co. Clare, spent a number of years in Limerick]

Michael O'Dwyer (former prisoner of the Gestapo)

Ellen O'Grady

Standish Hayes O'Grady (Celticist)

John O’Mahony (Fenian)

Pamela O'Malley (political/trade union activist)

Thaddeus O'Malley

William O'Meara (priest)

Catherine O'Neill (Mother Therese Emmanuel) (nun/co-founder of Ladies of the Assumption)

Tadhg O'Neill (publisher)

Francis Patrick O’Neillan

Brendan O'Regan

Michael Maurice O'Shaughnessy

William Brooke O'Shaughnessy (physician)

Dodo Reddan 

Vonnie Reynolds (fashion designer)

John Riddell

Father Jerry Roche (murder victim)

Father Frank Russell

Father Francis Ryan (priest)

James Ryan (hangman)

Father John Ryan 

Thady Ryan

William Sampson (Rear Admiral)

Dominick Sarsfield

Michael Hobart Seymour (clergyman and controversialist)

Thomas George Shaughnessy (engineer)

Daniel Shea (orientalist)

Patrick Sheahan (constable)

Barney Sheehan (arts promoter)

Fr. Eugene Sheehy (and David Sheehy, MP)

Nicholas Sheehy

George Stacpoole (antiques dealer)

Augustus Stafford O'Brien Stafford

Pat Stapleton (hairdresser)

Tom Steele

Annie Sullivan

John Thayer 

Matthew Thornton (signatory U.S. Declaration of Independence)

Matthew John Tierney, Sir (physician)

George Turner (aka 'Wires Marconi') (eccentric)

  • George Turner, by Kevin Hannan, Limerick Chronicle18/06/1996

  • "Wires" by Thomas Ryan, Old Limerick Journal, vol. 2, March 1980

William Upton (fenian)

Thomas Philips Vokes

Seán Wall (freedom fighter)

Richard Wallace 

Larry Walsh (museum curator)

Mary Walsh, Sister Mary

Maureen Walsh

Lilla Ward (descendent of Daniel O'Connell)

Father Francis White

Father David Wolfe

Richard Southwell Wyndham-Quinn, 6th Earl of Dunraven



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Last update:10/10/2018