December 11, 1989

Kellie Anne Harrington Irish amateur boxer and an Olympic gold medalist is born.

December 21, 1866

Maud Gonne MacBride  English-born Irish republican revolutionary, suffragette and actress was born.

October 18, 1818

Catherine Hayes Ireland’s first international opera star was born.

May 28, 1939

Anne Maeve Binchy Snell was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker was born.

December 4, 1887

Maria Winifred Carney Irish suffragist, trade unionist, and Irish independence activist was born.

April 26, 1926

Philomena Garvey Ireland’s First Professional Female Golfer was born

March 15, 1852

Lady Gregory Irish Dramatist, Folklorist, and Theatre Manager was born.

May 17, 1961

Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, known as Enya, Irish Singer-Songwriter is born.