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Power, Edmond (d. 1799)
Irish Patriot, Edmond was arrested in September 1799 and taken to Waterford where he was courtmartialled in October of that year and sentenced to be hanged. A monument in the form of a celtic cross by Molloy of Callen was erected to his memory in the Park. (This is the only 1798 memorial in Co. Waterford).

Smith M.D., Charles (1715-1762)
His history of Co. Waterford was an important work. It contains important engraved panoramas of Dungarvan, Waterford and Lismore.

Power, William (Grattan Tyrone) (1797-1841)
The film actor Tyrone Power was his great-grandson.

Pyne M.P., Jasper Douglas (1847-1888)
He was elected M.P. for West Waterford on the Home Rule ticket in 1885 and was a member of the Land League movement.

Ryland, Rev. Richard Hopkins (1788-1866)
Author of The History, Topography and Antiquities of the County and City of Waterford.

Ussher, Richard John (1841-1913)
Ussher was a noted ornithologist and historian.

Stapleton, Michael J
A noted author and editor he wrote several books on ancient and Oriental mythology.
 

Tobin, Tom (1926-1989)
In 1953 he wrote a book - Echoes from Decies - 'A Waterford Scrapbook' which consisted of a collection of his own photographs of Dungarvan with accompanying text.

Purser, Louis Claude (1854-1932)
In 1897 Louis was appointed Professor of Latin at Trinity College, Dublin.
 

Purser, Sarah (1848-1943)
A highly successful portrait painter and an important figure in the Irish art world at the turn of the century.

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