1920 in Ireland - Deaths


  • 24 January - Percy French, civil engineer, songwriter, entertainer and artist (born 1854).
  • 20 March - Tomás Mac Curtain, Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, murdered on his 36th birthday by the Black and Tans (born 1884).
  • 21 May - James Plunkett, novelist, author of Strumpet City. (died 2003)
  • 10 August - James O'Neill, actor, father of the American playwright Eugene O'Neill (born 1847).
  • 11 August - Joe Murphy, member of Irish Republican Army, died on 76 day hunger strike during the Irish War of Independence (born 1895).
  • 17 October - Michael Fitzgerald, Irish Republican Army member, died after 67 days Hunger strike at Cork Jail.
  • 25 October - Terence MacSwiney, playwright and poet, member of 1st Dáil, Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, died on 74th day of hunger strike (born 1879).
  • 1 November - Kevin Barry, executed for his part in an Irish Republican Army operation resulting in the deaths of three British soldiers (born 1902).
  • 6 November - James Gildea, soldier and philanthropist, founded the Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association (born 1838).
  • 9 November - Daniel Gallery, politician in Canada (born 1859).
  • 21 November - Dick McKee, Irish Republican Army member in Easter Rising, shot by Crown forces (born 1893).

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