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Lord Longford (Edward Pakenham) 1902-1961

Born in England. He played a major role in financially rescuing the Gate Theatre in 1931 and again was responsible for saving it when it was condemned by Dublin Corporation in 1956. He was also a playwright whose works include Yahoo, The Medians, The Dove in the Castle, Poems from the Irish and The Vineyard. He is buried with his wife 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