Rosemary Nelson
Rosemary Nelson (nee Magee; 4 September 1958 – 15 March 1999) was a prominent Irish human rights solicitor who was assassinated by an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in 1999. A bomb exploded under ...
John Beckett (GC)
Sergeant John Archibald Beckett (14 March 1906 – 12 April 1947) was a recipient of the George Cross and a Royal Air Force airman.
John Beckett was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, the son ...
John Dobson (UK politician)
John Dobson (born 7 May 1929) is a former solicitor and unionist politician in Northern Ireland.Born in Lurgan, Dobson studied at Lurgan College and Trinity College Dublin. He joined the Ulster Union...
Catherine Martin (piper)
Catherine "Kate" Martin (fl. 18th-century, born Lurgan, Co. Cavan) was an Irish harper. W. H. Grattan Flood described Catherine Martin as a native of Co. Meath. She especially performed airs by Edwar...
Tom French (politician)
Tom French is a former President of the Workers' Party of Ireland and former member of Craigavon Borough Council.Born in Belfast in 1934, French joined Sinn Féin as a youth and remained with the party...
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Garfield Harrison
Garfield David Harrison (born 1961) is one of four brothers to have played cricket for Ireland. Garfield was by far the most successful of the four, playing 118 times for Ireland between 1983 and 1997...
Sam Gardiner
Alderman Samuel Gardiner MBE JP MLA (born 24 March 1940) is a Unionist politician in Northern Ireland for the Ulster Unionist Party who is an MLA for Upper BannGardiner was elected to Lurgan Borough C...
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Pat McGibbon
Patrick Colm "Pat" McGibbon (born 6 September 1973 in Lurgan, County Armagh) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer. His regular position was at centre-back.Has last post was as manager...
Roy Harrison
Roy Harrison (born 30 August 1939 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler, he played three times for the Irela...
Norman Uprichard
William Norman McCourt Uprichard (20 April 1928 – 31 January 2011) was a football player for Arsenal, Portsmouth, Swindon Town and Northern Ireland.
Uprichard was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland,...
Cecil Pedlow
Alexander Cecil Pedlow (born 20 January 1934) is a retired Irish rugby union player. He represented Ireland 30 times and the British Lions, earning two caps for them on the 1955 tour to South Africa. ...
George William Russell
George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish national...
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Jim Harrison (cricketer)
James "Jim" Harrison (born 3 May 1941 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played 32 times for the Ireland cricket team between 1969 and...
James Alexander Marshall
James Alexander Marshall (September 16, 1888 – June 30, 1977) was a secretary, teacher and a Canadian federal politician. Born in Ireland, Marshall came to Canada in 1912.Marshall first ran for a sea...
Deryck Harrison
Deryck William Harrison (born 3 November 1943 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer. A right-handed batsman, he played eleven times for the Ireland cricket team betw...
Hugh News
Hugh News (born June 1931) is a former Irish nationalist politician.News studied at St Colman's College, Newry before working as a pharmacist and publican in Lurgan. In 1964, he was elected to Lurgan...
Wilbur Cush
Wilbur W. "Billy" Cush (10 June 1928 – 28 July 1981) was a Northern Irish football striker.He was born and died in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.Cush represented Northern Ireland at the 1958 World Cup, sco...
John Napier (footballer)
Robert John 'John' Napier (born 23 September 1946, Lurgan, Northern Ireland) was an Northern Irish football centre half and manager, who currently teaches soccer in San Diego, California.
Napier w...
Martin Corey
Martin Corey (born c. 1950 at Lurgan) is an Irish republican convicted for Provisional Irish Republican Army killings during the Troubles and reimprisoned in 2010 for alleged dissident republican acti...
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Richard McGhee
Richard McGhee (1851 –7 April 1930) was an Irish Protestant Nationalist home rule politician. A Georgist Land League and trade union activist, he was a Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Common...
Thomas McGrath (builder)
Thomas Arlow McGrath (1896–1988) was a Northern Irish builder born in Lurgan, County Armagh, who founded Ulster Garden Villages in 1946 with the purpose of planning and building affordable, high quali...
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Colin Duffy
Colin Duffy (born 1968) is an Irish republican, described by the BBC as the most recognisable name and face amongst dissident republicans in Northern Ireland. He was cleared of murder charges in three...