People from County Londonderry

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Councillors in County Londonderry

    Councillors in County Londonderry

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  2. Sportspeople from County Londonderry

    Sportspeople from County Londonderry

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  3. People from Coleraine, County Londonderry 1 view

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  4. People from Derry

    People from Derry

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  5. People from Dungiven

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  6. People from Garvagh

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  7. People from Limavady

    People from Limavady

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  8. People from Magherafelt

    People from Magherafelt

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  9. People from Maghera

    People from Maghera

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  11. People from Portstewart

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  1. Francis Hughes

    Francis Hughes


    Francis Hughes (28 February 1956 – 12 May 1981) was a volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) from Bellaghy, Northern Ireland. Hughes was the most wanted man in Northern Ireland until his arrest following a shoot-out with the Special Air Service (SAS) in which an SAS soldier was killed. At his trial he was sentenced to a total of 83 years' imprisonment; he died during the 1981 Irish hunger strike in HM Prison Maze.

  2. Thomas McElwee

    Thomas McElwee


    Thomas McElwee (30 November 1957 - 8 August 1981) was an Irish republican hunger striker and a volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) from Bellaghy, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

  3. Seamus Heaney

    Seamus Heaney


    Seamus Justin Heaney, (/ˈʃməs ˈhni/; 13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. In the early 1960s, he became a lecturer in Belfast after attending university there and began to publish poetry. He lived in Sandymount, Dublin, from 1976 until his death. Heaney was recognized as one of the principal contributors to poetry during his lifetime. Heaney was a professor at Harvard from 1981 to 1997 and its Poet in Residence from 1988 to 2006. From 1989 to 1994, he was also the Professor of Poetry at Oxford and, in 1996, was made a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres. Other awards that he received include the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize (1968), the E. M. Forster Award (1975), the PEN Translation Prize (1985), the Golden Wreath of Poetry (2001), the T. S. Eliot Prize (2006) and two Whitbread Prizes (1996 and 1999). In 2011, he was awarded the Griffin Poetry Prize and in 2012, a Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Trust. His literary papers are held by the National Library of Ireland.

  4. William Lithgow

    William Lithgow


    Hon. William Lithgow (c. 1715 – December 20, 1798) was a judge for the Court of Common Pleas of Lincoln County, when Maine was under the jurisdiction of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Lithgow also served in the Massachusetts Bay Colonial Militia for twenty years before and during the French and Indian War.

  5. Martin O'Neill

    Martin O'Neill


    Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill, OBE (born 1 March 1952) is a football manager and former player from Northern Ireland, who is currently the manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team.

  6. Wendy Houvenaghel

    Wendy Houvenaghel


  7. Albert Anderson

    Albert Anderson


    Commander Albert Wesley Anderson (23 July 1907 – 1981) was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Newton Anderson and Lydia "Lily" Elizabeth Smith, a businessman, member of Londonderry City Council and Lord Mayor of Londonderry (from 1915–1919).

  8. Dermot McNicholl

    Dermot McNicholl


    Dermot "Spoofer" McNicholl (Irish: Diarmuid Mac Niocail; born 6 November 1965), from Glenullin, is an All Star winning former Irish Gaelic footballer who played for Derry in the 1980s and 1990s. He was part of Derry's 1993 All-Ireland Championship winning side, also winning Ulster Senior Football Championships in 1987 and 1993. He usually played in the half-forward line and was regarded as one of the best footballers in Ireland at a time. McNicholl played club football with John Mitchel's GAC Glenullin, where he won a Derry Senior Football Championship in 1985. When at the age of 25 he signed a contract for Manchester United football club. He later sent on to become club top scorer season 1994/95

  9. David Campbell (footballer)

    David Campbell (footballer)


    David Anthony Campbell (born 2 June 1965 in Eglington, Northern Ireland) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer who played in the midfield position.

  10. Geraldine Keegan

    Geraldine Keegan


    Dame Geraldine Mary Marcella Keegan, DBE, is the head teacher of St. Mary's College (in the Creggan area of Derry), which is one of Northern Ireland's most successful schools. It was the first school in the UK to receive three charter marks for excellence, the government's gold medal of public service. On top of this, St. Mary's has also won a number of European and Northern Ireland awards.

  11. Tony Scullion

    Tony Scullion


    Tony 'The Tiger' Scullion (Irish: Antóin Ó Scolláin; born 6 February 1962) is a former Irish dual player who played Gaelic football and hurling with Derry in the 1980s and 1990s. He is chiefly known as a footballer and was part of Derry's 1993 All-Ireland Championship winning side, also winning Ulster Senior Football Championships in 1987 and 1993. With Derry footballers he usually played in the full-back line and is regarded as one of the best full-backs of his generation. Scullion played club football and hurling with St. Colm's GAC Ballinascreen.

  12. Ken Goodall

    Ken Goodall


    Kenneth George Goodall (23 February 1947 – 17 August 2006) was an Irish international rugby union and British and Irish Lions player and vice principal at Faughan Valley High School, which is now part of Lisneal College.

  13. John Park (VC)

    John Park (VC)


    John Park VC (February 1835 – 16 May 1863), born in Derry, Ireland, was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

  14. Joyce Cary

    Joyce Cary


    Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (7 December 1888 – 29 March 1957) was an Irish novelist.

  15. Fabian Monds

    Fabian Monds


    Fabian Monds, CBE (born 1 November 1940) is a BBC Governor with responsibility for Northern Ireland. Appointed in 1999, in June 2003 his term of office was extended until 31 July 2007. He has contributed to economic development and inward investment initiatives, particularly in Londonderry, Fermanagh, Omagh and West Belfast.

  16. Henry Downey

    Henry Downey


    Henry Downey (Irish: Anraí Ó Domhnaigh; born 27 December 1966) is an Irish former dual GAA player, who is most notable for being a Gaelic footballer for the Derry senior football team in the late 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s, where he usually played in at centre half back. He was part of Derry's 1993 All-Ireland Championship winning side, where he was captain. He also won two Ulster Senior Football Championships (1993 and 1998) and four National League (1992, 1995, 1996 and 2000) medals with Derry.

  17. Alexander McNutt (colonisation)

    Alexander McNutt (colonisation)


    Alexander McNutt (1725, near Derry, Ireland – 1811, Lexington, Virginia) was a British army officer, colonist and land agent, responsible for seeing an approximate 500 Ulster Scottish emigrants arrive in Nova Scotia during the early 1760s.

  18. Aisling Diamond

    Aisling Diamond


    Aisling Diamond is a camogie player. She won a camogie All Star award in 2007.

  19. Fred Catherwood

    Fred Catherwood


    Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood (30 January 1925 – 30 November 2014) was a British politician and writer.

  20. Grainne McGoldrick

    Grainne McGoldrick


    Gráinne McGoldrick is a camogie player. She won a camogie All Star award in 2009.

  21. James Chichester-Clark

    James Chichester-Clark


    James Dawson Chichester-Clark, Baron Moyola, PC, DL (12 February 1923 – 17 May 2002) was the penultimate Prime Minister of Northern Ireland and eighth leader of the Ulster Unionist Party between 1969 and March 1971. He was Member of the Northern Ireland Parliament for South Londonderry for 12 years, beginning at the by-election to replace his grandmother Dehra Parker in 1960. He stopped being an MP when the Stormont Parliament was suspended and subsequently abolished with the introduction of Direct Rule by the British Government.

  22. Charles Thomson

    Charles Thomson


    Charles Thomson (born 6 February 1953) is an English artist, poet and photographer. In the early 1980s he was a member of The Medway Poets. In 1999 he named and co-founded the Stuckists art movement with Billy Childish. He has curated Stuckist shows, organised demonstrations against the Turner Prize, run an art gallery, stood for parliament and reported Charles Saatchi to the OFT. He is frequently quoted in the media as an opponent of conceptual art. He was briefly married to artist Stella Vine.

  23. Myles Humphreys

    Myles Humphreys


    Sir Myles Humphreys, JP, DL (died February 22, 1998) was a Northern Irish Ulster Unionist Party politician and activist, and an engineer and businessman.

  24. Harry Mullan

    Harry Mullan


    Harry Mullan was an Irish boxing writer and journalist. He died on 21 May 1999 at the age of 53 after suffering from cancer for four years. Born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland, on 22 April 1946, Mullan edited the British trade paper, Boxing News, for 19 years, from 1977 until 1996. Only Gilbert Odd, Mullan's mentor, had a longer tenure. Mullan was an authoritative and principled writer, never afraid to highlight perceived injustice, and conveyed an innate understanding of the sport's political structure.

  25. Desmond Boal

    Desmond Boal


    Desmond Norman Orr Boal (1929 – 23 April 2015) was a unionist politician and barrister from Northern Ireland.

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