Percy Fitzgerald
 

 

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Percy Fitzgerald 1834-1925

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Born in Fane Valley, County Louth. He was a painter and sculptor as well as a writer. He wrote over 200 books including Bella Donna or The Cross Before the Name and biographies on Irving, Sterne, Garrick, Johnson and Lamb. His sculpture lasted a little longer than his books and these include a statue of Dr Johnson in the Strand, at St Clement Danes church and a statue of Boswell at Lichfield. He is buried in Dublin.

 

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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