Alexander Irvine
 

 

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Alexander Irvine 1863-1941

Born in Pogue’s Entry, Antrim town. He emigrated to America and was ordained a minister. He worked among the down and outs in New York and helped to establish the labour movement. He served as a padre during the war. He is best known as a writer whose works include My Lady of the Chimney Corner, The Souls of Poor Folk and The Man from World’s End and other stories. He is buried in Antrim.

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