The Irish have richly contributed to the world stage most notably in literature and politics but also in art, dance, music, film, religion, science, and sport. The obituaries featured in this collection include Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Lady Gregory, Thomas Moore, W. B.Yeats, Samuel Beckett, Charles Parnell, Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz, Eamon de Valera, George Best, Maureen Potter, Eamon Andrews, and Cyril Cusack. The obituaries are reproduced substantially as they were printed at the time. Dubliner Charles Lysaght, long-time contributor of Irish obituaries to the Times, has selected the subjects for inclusion in consultation with Ian Brunskill, the newspaper’s obituaries editor.
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Garret FitzGerald served two terms as Ireland's Taoiseach, or head of government. He is the author of Ireland in the World and Reflections on the Irish State. Dubliner Charles Lysaght is a longtime contributor of Irish obituaries to the Times.
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Book Description Times Books, London, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Edited by Charles Lysaght, foreward by Garret Fitzgerald. xxi + 362 pp. This unique collection of obituaries celebrates those Irish individuals who have made the richest contribution to the political, cultural and social landscape of Ireland and the world. Bookseller Inventory # 001710
Book Description Harpercollins Publishers, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 362 pages. 7.75x5.25x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007317948
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007317948