51 - 54 Patrick's St
SIR JOHN ARNOTT
1814 - 1898
Born in Scotland, Sir John Arnott M.P. Used his Wealth from Rail, Shipping and Trade to Help Provide Meals for the Poor of Cork. He Established a Large Drapery Store on this Site.
GENERAL TOM BARRY
1898 - 1980
Patriot, Commander of the Third (West) Cork Brigade, I.R.A. Author of "Guerilla Days in Ireland". He Lived Here.
1815 - 1864
Mathematician, Inventor of Boolean Algebra, Professor of Mathematics, Queens College (Now U.C.C.). He Lived Here from 1848 to
Assembly Rooms, South Mall
RICHARD ROLT BRASH
1817 - 1876
Architect and Antiquarian. Designed this Building, the Former Assembly Rooms in 1865
Crawford Gallery, Emmet Place
W. H. CRAWFORD
1812 - 1888
Brewer and Benefactor, Endowed St. Finbarr's Cathedral, Queens College (Now U.C.C.) and this Building
79 North Main St
1823 - 1887
Antiquarian, Author, Librarian, Editor of the Council Books for the Corporations of Cork, Youghal. He Lived in this House
Imperial Hotel, South Mall
SIR THOMAS DEANE
1792 - 1871
Architect and High Sheriff of Cork. Designed Queens College (now Universtity College Cork) and this Building.
DON JUAN DE AQUILA
Commander of the Spanish Forces at the Battle of Kinsale. Reputed to Have Stayed at Portney's Lane for Some Months After the Battle in 1601
Rory Gallagher Place, Paul St
1794 - 1861
Co-Founder of the Temperance Movement, Poet and Botanist. Mayor of Cork in 1845. Managed Jenning's Soda-Water Factory which stood near here.
1948 - 1995
Musician and Composer. He Lived on this Street.
14 French Church St
1885 - 1925
Studied at the Crawford School of Art, while Working for the Firm Newsom and Sons in this Building. He was one of Cork's Finest Sculptors
Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain St
1846 - 1921
Architect, Designed many Cork Buildings including the Crawford Art Gallery, the Munster and Leinster Bank and this Building
Unitarian Church, Princes St
1792 - 1866
Son of Thomas Dix.
Linguist and Antiquarian. Deciphered Ancient Syrian Cunieform Writing. He was born here.
Unitartian Church, Princes St
REV THOMAS DIX HINCKS
1767 - 1857
Hincks Founded the Royal Cork Institution in 1803. He was Minister of this Church.
Richard Lyster plaque is listed as having been at 43-44 Patrick St (China Gold) but no longer visible
JOHN FRANCIS MAGUIRE M.P.
1815 - 1872
Founder of the Cork Gas Company and Several Times Mayor of Cork. He Founded the Cork Examiner in this Building in 1841
JOHN GEORGE MacCARTHY
1829 - 1892
First President of the Cork Catholic Young Mens Society and Author of 'A History of Cork'
JOAN DENISE MORIARTY LL.D.
Joan Denise Trained as a Dancer in London and Paris. She Founded the Cork Ballet Company and School in this Building in 1944-5. She also Founded the Irish National Ballet
Gables Bar, Douglas St
1903 - 1966
(Micheal O Donovan)
Master of the Short Story, Translator of Irish Poetry and Board Member of the Abbey Theatre. O'Connor was Born in this House. Ba Spéir Leis Cultúr na Gaeilge I gCaitheamha Shaoil go Léir
St Ann's, Shandon
1804 - 1866
Rev Francis Sylvester Mahony. Linguist and Author of "The Bells of Shandon". Contributed to Frasers Magazine. Buried in this Graveyard.
School of Art, Sharman Crawford St
A. F. SHARMAN CRAWFORD
1862 - 1943
Brewer and Benefactor. Endowed and Built this Building, the Sharman Crawford Technical Institute in 1911
1815 - 1892
Prof. of Chemistry Queens College (Now U.C.C.). First Chemist to Synthesise Succinic Acis. He Lived here 1870 - 1892