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Oliver Goldsmith 1728-1774

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Born in Pallas, County Longford. He was a poet, playwright, essayist and novelist. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin but failed to complete other studies. After several failed careers he became a writer for journals and magazines. His works include She Stoops to Conquer, The Vicar of Wakefield and The Deserted Village. There is a statue of him, by John Foley, in front of Trinity College Dublin. He was buried in London.

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