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Nobel Prize Winners in Ireland

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1951Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton

Chemistry Nobel Prize Winners in Ireland

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Physiology or Medicine Nobel Prize Winners in Ireland

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Peace Nobel Prize Winners in Ireland

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1974Sean MacBridePresident of the International Peace Bureau; President of the Commission of Namibia. "For his strong interest in human rights: piloting the European Convention on Human Rights through the Council of Europe, helping found and then lead Amnesty International and serving as secretary-general of the International Commission of Jurists"

Literature Nobel Prize Winners in Ireland

Year Name Language Rational
1969Samuel BeckettEnglish and FrenchFor his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation
1925George Bernard ShawEnglishFor his work which is marked by both idealism and humanity, its stimulating satire often being infused with a singular poetic beauty
1923William Butler YeatsEnglishFor his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation