The Times Great Irish Lives (Times (Times Books))

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9780007317943: The Times Great Irish Lives (Times (Times Books))

For the first time, The Times brings together a unique collection of obituaries of Ireland's most distinguished individuals from the last two centuries.

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
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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