From the Grand Canal to the Dodder: Illustrious Lives


Those featured include: Chester Beatty, mining engineer and philanthropist, Jack B. Yeats, artist; Mother Mary Aikenhead, Founder of the Religious Order; Brendan Behan, writer and dramatist; Mary Lady Heath, aviator and international athlete; Sophie Bryant, mathematician, educationist and suffragette; James Franklin Fuller, architect and Seamus Heaney, poet.

In this book, Dr Beatrice M. Doran tells of the lives of some of the most fascinating people who once lived on the leafy roads and avenues of this interesting area of the city.

This book is in a softback format and measures 15.6 x 23.4 x 2.3 cm.



  • Dimensions: 15.6 x 23.4 x 2.3 cm
  • Weight: 408.23 g
  • Author: Beatrice Doran
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Pages: 248
  • Format: Softback
  • ISBN: 9780750995573