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Dora Sigerson1866 – 1918

17 Richmond Hill.

Dora Sigerson was the daughter of the scientist and Gaelic scholar George Sigerson and spent the first years of her childhood at 17 Richmond Hill. She wrote a number of volumes of poetry and is especially well known for her ballads, particularly the poem written in commemoration of executed leaders of the 1916 Rising, Sixteen Dead Men. She was also the designer of the 1916 memorial in Glasnevin cemetery. After her marriage to Clement K. Shorter she moved to London, where she died in 1918.

 

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