Category Archives: Famous Irish people

Guided tours Glasnevin cemetary must see June 2012 Guided Tours with a Tour guide who will give history and stories of the Cemetery and People within it. Historical Tours – Include a visit into the Crypt of ‘The Liberator’ Daniel O’Connell plus visits to the graves of … Continue reading

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St Kevin of Glendalough

St Kevin’s journey started at such a place, called Hollywood. It’s still there, a perfectly lovely little village. It is all upland from Ireland’s Hollywood, site of St Kevin’s Chair. Some time in the early 7th century he set out barefoot. … Continue reading

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Brendan Behan Great Irish playwright, novelist and poet

“One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough” Brendan Francis Behan was from inner city Dublin and was born in Holles Street Hospital in 1923. He was a talented Irish playwright, short story writer, novelist and … Continue reading

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