William Bulfin
 

 

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William Bulfin 1864-1910

Born in Derrinlough, County Offaly. He went to Argentina as a young man and worked on the pampas. He then went to Buenos Aires and edited a paper before returning to Ireland. He wrote a popular book of his journeys in Ireland called Rambles in Eirinn. He was father-in-law to SeŠn MacBride. He is buried about 5 kilometres from Birr.         

       The tablet to the left of the cross is for Eamonn Bulfin. The inscription reads: In Memory Of Eamonn Bulfin/ Died Xmas Eve 1968/ He Was In Command Of Pearsesí/ Rathfarnham Company During/ The Rising Of Easter Week 1916/ And Was Privileged To Raise The/ Irish Flag Over The G.P.O. On/ Easter Monday Morning

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book