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Rosa Mulholland Gilbert 1841-1921

Born in Belfast. She was encouraged to write by Charles Dickens who published her early stories in the periodical Household Words. She was a prolific writer who achieved great popularity. Her works include The Daughter in Possession, A Fair Emigrant, The Wild Birds of Killeevy and Marcella Grace. Her poetry was published in three volumes. She is buried with her husband Sir John Gilbert in Dublin.

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