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 WildeJames JoyceLady GregoryThomas MooreW.B.YeatsSamuel BeckettCharles ParnellMichael CollinsCountess MarkieviczEamon de ValeraGeorge BestMaureen PotterEamon AndrewsCyril CusackThe 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.
- Publication Date:
- 10 / 06 / 2010