List of famous people buried in Deans Grange Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Deans Grange Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Deans Grange Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
List is made up of many different people, including Dermot Morgan and Brian O'Nolan.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Deans Grange Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Deans Grange Cemetery?"From celebrity tombs at Deans Grange Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Deans Grange Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Deans Grange Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Dermot John Morgan was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 46 (1952-1998)
Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dublinsee more on Dermot Morgan
Brian O'Nolan was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature. Born in Strabane, County Tyrone, he is regarded as a key figure in postmodern literature. His English language novels, such as At Swim-Two-Birds, and The Third Policeman, were written under the nom de plume Flann O'Brien. His many satirical columns in The Irish Times and an Irish language novel An Béal Bocht were written under the name Myles na gCopaleen. O'Nolan's novels have attracted a wide following for their bizarre humour and modernist metafiction. As a novelist, O'Nolan was influenced by James Joyce. He was nonetheless sceptical of the cult of Joyce which ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 55 (1911-1966)
Birthplace: Strabane, United Kingdom
#20 on The Best Irish Authorssee more on Brian O'Nolan
Arthur Shields was an Irish stage and film actor. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 74 (1896-1970)
Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Portobello, Dublinsee more on Arthur Shields
John Boyd Dunlop was a Scots-born veterinary surgeon. Familiar with making rubber devices he re-invented pneumatic tyres for his child's tricycle and developed them for use in cycle racing. He sold his rights to the pneumatic tyres to a company he formed with the president of the Irish Cyclists' Association, Harvey Du Cros, for a small cash sum and a small shareholding in their pneumatic tyre business. Dunlop withdrew in 1896. The company that bore his name, Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company, was not incorporated until later using the name well-known to the public but it was Du Cros's creation. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 81 (1840-1921)
Birthplace: Dreghorn, United Kingdomsee more on John Boyd Dunlop