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Francis Stewart Leland Lyons 1923-1983

Born in Derry. He was Professor of Modern History at the University of Kent 1964-1974 and Provost of Trinity College Dublin 1974-81. He was one of the foremost historians of modern Ireland. His works include The Fall of Parnell 1890-91, Ireland since the Famine, Culture and Anarchy in Ireland 1890-1939 and biographies on Parnell and John Dillon. His remains were cremated and the ashes rest in Trinity College Dublin. There is a plaque on the wall at Chalonerís Corner, Trinity College.

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