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John Aloysius Costello  1891-1976

Born in Dublin. He was Attorney General in 1926 and helped establish the structures of the new state. He entered politics in 1933 and in 1948 he became the Taoiseach of the first coalition government 1948-51 and again in 1951-54. Under his leadership Ireland became a full sovereign republic in 1949 and the I.D.A. was established. He is buried in Dublin.

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book