10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
Bernadette Devlin McAliskey
Josephine Bernadette McAliskey (nee Devlin; born 23 April 1947), usually known as Bernadette Devlin or Bernadette McAliskey, is an Irish socialist and republican political activist. She served as a Me...
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Nick Laird
Nicholas "Nick" Laird (born 1975) is a Northern Irish novelist and poet.
He studied at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he attained a first in English, and won the "Arthur Quiller-Couch Awa...
Aaron Hughes
Aaron William Hughes (born 8 November 1979) is a Northern Irish professional footballer who plays for English club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Northern Ireland national team as a defender. Hugh...
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Roy Knight
Robert Ross (Roy) Knight (12 December 1891 – 11 September 1971) was a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, North...
Jimmy Cricket
Jimmy Cricket (born James Mulgrew, 17 October 1945, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland) is an Irish comedian. He currently lives with his family in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England.
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James Mullin
James Mullin (1846-1920) was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone. He left school at the age of eleven and worked on a farm, after which he spent nine years as a carpenter. He was one of the first recruit...
Trevor Hutchinson
Trevor Hutchinson is a British bass player and a founding member of Lúnasa. Born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, in Northern Ireland, he played with numerous bands before Lúnasa, including The Waterboys ...
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Thomas Harbison
Thomas James Stanislaus Harbison (1864 - 22 November 1930) was an Irish nationalist politician.After growing up in Cookstown, Harbison studied at St Malachy's College in Belfast. He became active in ...
Patrick Donnelly (bishop)
Patrick Donnelly (1650–1716) was an Irish Roman Catholic Bishop who was also known as The Bard of Armagh. He was born in Desertcreaght, Cookstown, County Tyrone in 1650 and died in 1716.Eoghan Ó Donng...
Eoin Mulligan
Eoin "Mugsy" Mulligan (sometimes spelled Owen Mulligan) is an Irish Gaelic football player. He helped Tyrone win the 2003, 2005 and 2008 All-Ireland Finals and plays in Cookstown for the Fr. Rocks GAA...
Barney Eastwood
Barney Eastwood (born 1932, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland) is an Irish boxing promoter and bookmaker.Eastwood was introduced to boxing through the weekly boxing tournaments at the nearby ...
Mark Young (motorcycle racer)
Mark Young (1987, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland - 17 May 2009) was a Northern Irish motor-cycle racer competing in the 2009 North West 200 Races on 16th May 2009 crashed at Mather's Cross...
Sir Havelock Charles, 1st Baronet
Major-General Sir Richard Henry Havelock Charles, 1st Baronet, GCVO KCSI (10 March 1858 – 27 October 1934) was a noted doctor, and Serjeant Surgeon to King George V.He was born in Cookstown, Cou...
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Oliver Sheppard
Oliver Sheppard (1865 – 14 September 1941) RHA was an Irish sculptor, most famous for his 1911 bronze statue of the mythical Cuchullain dying in battle.
Sheppard was born at Cookstown, County Tyro...
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William Craig (politician)
William "Bill" Craig (2 December 1924 – 25 April 2011) was a Northern Irish politician best known for forming the Unionist Vanguard movement.
From Cookstown, County Tyrone, Craig was educated at R...
Thomas Neill (insurance executive)
Sir Thomas Neill (January 1856–31 May 1937) was an Irish-born insurance executive and pioneer of National Health Insurance in the United Kingdom.Neill was born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, the s...
Kenny Acheson
Kenneth Henry Acheson (born 27 November 1957 in Cookstown, Northern Ireland) is a British former racing driver who participated during the 1983 and 1985 Formula One seasons for the RAM team. He comple...
Stuart Dallas
Stuart Alan Dallas (born 19 April 1991) is a Northern Irish professional winger and midfielder who plays for Brentford. He began his career in his homeland with Crusaders and has been capped internati...
Allen McClay
Sir Allen McClay CBE (21 March 1932 – 12 January 2010) was a Northern Irish multi-millionaire businessman and philanthropist who founded Galen (later Warner Chilcott), a pharmaceutical company which w...
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Tony McAuley
Tony McAuley (October 24, 1939-June 7, 2003) was a Northern Irish broadcaster, producer and musician.
McAuley was born Anthony on 24 October 1939 to a chemist from Cookstown, County Tyrone. Tony w...