August Strindberg
1849 - 1912
George Yeats
1893 - 1968
artist, writer
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Born Bertha Georgie Hyde-Lees in Wrexham. Married WB Yeats in October 1917. In 1919 their first child Anne was born, and in 1921, their son Michael. By the early 1920s George Yeats was active in Cuala Industries and The Dublin Drama League. MacGreevy probably met George Yeats in 1919, and they remained friends until MacGreevy's death in 1967.
Henrik Ibsen
1828 - 1906
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Norwegian playwright. He was stage director and dramatist at Ole Bull's National Theatre, Bergen (1851-47), and went on to become the director of the Norwegian Theatre, Oslo (1857-62). He exiled himself from Norway between the late 1860s and 1891, living on a government pension in Rome, Munich and Dresden, among other cities. The League of Youth (1869), a political satire, was his first prose drama. Pillars of Society (1877), A Doll's House (1879), Ghosts (1881), An Enemy of the People (1882), The Wild Duck (1884), The Lady from the Sea (1888), Hedda Gabler (1890) and The Master Builder (1892), John Gabriel Borkman (1896) and When We Dead Awaken (1900) are his greatest plays, dealing naturalistically and symbolically with the issues of the time, emphasizing character rather than plot through psychological conflict, the importance of the individual voice, and the tragic consequences of denying love.
Thomas MacGreevy
1893 - 1967
critic, museum director, writer
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Poet, literary and art critic, and administrator. Born in Tarbert, Co. Kerry, into a family of farmers and schoolteachers; educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied politics and history.He is best known for his strikingly original modernist poetry and for being one of the art critics who championed Irish modernist art and artists between the wars.

He was a prolific writer, publishing more than 350 articles, seven monographs, and a collection of poetry, Poems (1934). He was director of the National Gallery of Ireland, 1950-1963.

Source: The Encyclopedia of Ireland