Ewart, Sir William, first baronet (1817–1889), linen manufacturer, politician, and philanthropist, was born on 11 November 1817 in Sydenham, on the outskirts of Belfast, the eldest son of William Ewart (1789–1873) and Mary Anne, née Rosen. He was educated at the Belfast Royal Academy...
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Guinness, Arthur Edward, Baron Ardilaun (1840–1915), politician and philanthropist, was the eldest son of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness, first baronet (1798–1868), MP, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1865), daughter of Edward Guinness, of Dublin. He was born at St Anne's, Clontarf, co. Dublin...
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O'Mahony [formerly Mahony], Pierce Charles de Lacy (1850–1930), politician and philanthropist, was born in Dublin to a Church of Ireland family on 9 June 1850, the second surviving son of Peirce Kenifeck Mahony (1817–1850), a landlord and barrister, of Kilmorna, co. Kerry...