Monday, March 2, 2015

Sir John Gray

Sir John Gray ( 1815-75) from Claremorris, County Mayo is credited with supplying the city of Dublin with a clean supply of water when he established the Vartry Reservoir. He died in Bath and his body returned to Dublin for burial at Glasnevin. He is commemorated both at Glasvevin and with a statue on O'Connell street.

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