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Robert Arthur Wilson 1820-1875

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Born in County Donegal. He was a journalist who was extremely popular for his humourous writings under the name of ‘Barney Maglone’. These include Almeynack for All Ireland an’ Whoever Else Wants It and The Reliques of Barney Maglone which were compiled after his death. He died in Belfast having celebrated too enthusiastically the O’Connell centenary events in Dublin. He is buried in Belfast.

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