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Stephen Gwynn 1864-1950

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Born in Dublin. He worked as a teacher before taking up journalism. He served as a Nationalist MP for Galway 1906-1918, was a Redmond supporter, and fought with the British Army in the first World War, despite his age. He wrote poems, novels, biographies and travel books. These include A Lay of Ossian and St Patrick with Other Irish Verse, The Old Knowledge, The Fair Hills of Ireland, Beautiful Ireland and biographies on Moore, Swift and Goldsmith. He is buried in County 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