Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys,
Dr. George Sigerson,
polymath, born 1836,
meant to be cousin of Daniel O'Connell and of Blennerhassetts,
mar Hester Varian [novelist and poet],
surgeon, medical researcher (Darwin was interested in his biological research),
writer and historian, major figure in the Irish literary revival, translator of Gaelic poetry,
also wrote on politics, wrote in the Freeman's Journal,
friend of the Fenian Charles Joseph Kickham, as his doctor attended his deathbed 1882, see [Comerford, 1979], [Maher, 1942],
Hester died 1898,
he was co-founder of the Feis Ceoil competition 1903,
the Sigerson Cup (the Gaelic Football third-level competition) founded by him 1911,
he is listed in Dublin in [Census, 1911],
Free State Senator,
died 1925, age 89 yrs, see his grave,
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