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Theobald Wolfe Tone (1763-1798)
'Father' of Irish republican nationalism. Co-founder of the , Tone was deeply influenced by the ideals of the . In spite of the collapse of the in Ireland, Tone, with the rank of Adjutant General in the French Army, accompanied an expedition of 10 ships from Brest on 6th September, knowing that certain defeat awaited him in Ireland. The expedition was intercepted off by a British naval force, and subsequently defeated. Tone was taken prisoner. Condemned to death, he took his own life in prison.
As a student in , Tone fell in love with a parishioner of St Ann's, Martha [Matilda] Witherington, who lived with her parents in No. 68 Grafton Street. After a short courtship they decided to elope, following a marriage ceremony in St Ann's on 21st July 1785. At least two members of the Witherington family are buried in St Ann's.
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Dr. Douglas Hyde (1860-1949)
From the age of 17 he began to write prose, poetry and plays in both Irish and English. As a lover of the Irish language, Dr. Hyde began to fear the imminent demise of the language and the loss of its wealth of oral folktales and songs. With this in mind, he began collecting this material which he later published in his popular bilingual anthologies such as: "Beside the Fire" (1890) and "Love Songs Of Connaught" (1893). These works were acknowledged by W. B. Yeats as major sources for the Irish Literary Renaissance.
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Thomas Barnardo (1845-1905)
Philanthropist. Born in Dublin, he attended the Sunday School in St Ann's as a boy. Having already had experience working in the slums of Dublin, he soon became involved in London's East End slums. In 1867 he founded the to care for destitute children. Two years later, he opened a boys' home in Stepney, which marked the beginning of a vast organisation known as the Homes in Britain and Canada. It is estimated that he assisted some 250,000 children in 90 homes. His cardinal principle was 'No destitute child is ever refused admission'.
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Bram Stoker (1847-1912)
Author of . Educated at , his main claim to fame was Dracula, published in 1897. He married Florence Balcombe, daughter of Lt. Col. James Balcombe of 16 Harcourt Street, in St Ann's on 4th December 1878. Bram (short for Abraham) lived at 7 St Stephen's Green, beside the , about 250 metres from the church.
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General Anthony St Leger (1732-1786)
Founder of the St Leger Sweepstakes. Buried in St Ann's, formerly in the churchyard. Fourth son of Sir John St Leger, brother of Arthur, 1st Viscount Doneraile, he was founder of classic racing and attained immortality by establishing the at Doncaster in 1776.
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Dr. Hyde later joined with Yeats, Lady A. Gregory, J. M. Synge and others in creating an Irish national theatre. He entered in 1880. An excellent student, he won many prizes for his academic prowess including the gold medal for Modern Literature in 1884. He graduated in 1888 as a Doctor of Laws. He married Lucy Kurtz, from Germany, in 1893 and the couple had two daughters, Nuala and Una. Also in 1893, he was one of the seven co-founders of the Gaelic League () and was elected as its first president, a post he held until 1915.