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James Keir Baxter (1926–1972) by unknown photographer [detail] Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa

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Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist, was born on 29 June 1926 at 97 Elm Row, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, the son of Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter (1881–1970), a small farmer descended from immigrant Scottish highlanders, and his wife, Millicent Amiel Macmillan Brown (1888–1984)...

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Gallagher, Patrick [known as Paddy the Cope] (1870/71–1966), co-operative pioneer in Ireland, was born on 25 December 1871 (or possibly, given the lack of reliable sources, 1870) at Cleendra in the Rosses in the west of co. Donegal, the eldest son and the second of the nine children of ...

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Reid, Alexander Patrick [Alec] (1931–2013), Roman Catholic priest and peace campaigner, was born at Eldon House, South Circular Road, Dublin, on 5 August 1931, the son of David Reid, carpenter, and his wife, Mary, née Flannery. His father, a foreman with a building contractor, died six years later, and his mother returned with her son and two daughters to her home town, ...

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Skeffington, Francis Sheehy- (1878–1916), women's rights activist and pacifist, was born on 23 December 1878 in Bailieborough, co. Cavan, and christened Francis Joseph Christopher Skeffington, the only child of Joseph Bartholomew (J. B.) Skeffington (1847–1919), scholar and teacher, and his wife, Rose Magorian (1829–1909)...