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Names on the list

* Abbey Theatre Bridge – A campaign to name the bridge after the nearby Abbey gathered more than 2,300 submissions.

* Willie Bermingham (1942-1990) – A Dublin firefighter, he founded ALONE, which highlighted the plight of the elderly.

* James Connolly (1868-1916) – Irish republican and socialist leader who was one of the leaders executed after the 1916 Rising.

* Frank Duff (1889-1980) – The Dubliner was founder of the Legion of Mary.

* Lady Gregory (1852-1932) – Irish dramatist and folklorist who was a co-founder of the Abbey Theatre.

* Tony Gregory (1947-2009) – The late Dublin Central TD and campaigner for inner city areas.

* Rosie Hackett (1892-1975) – A strong Facebook campaign supported the trade unionist who was involved in both the 1913 Lockout and the 1916 Rising.

* Kay Mills (1923-1996) – Dublin-born camogie player who won a record 15 All Ireland Senior Medals.

* James Plunkett (1920-2003) – Dublin writer and former RTE producer, whose best known novel is Strumpet City.

* George Sigerson (1836-1925) – Irish physician, scientist, writer and poet. Gaelic football's Sigerson Cup is named after him.

* Bram Stoker (1847-1912) – Dublin-born author of the classic gothic novel, Dracula.

* Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) – Dubliner Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist who later became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral and is best known for his Gullivers Travels.

* The Patriots Bridge – One of many suggestions that the bridge should not be named after an individual.

* The Returned Home BRIDGE – To honour the Irish men and women who fought in World War One and received no recognition when they returned home.

* Earnest Walton (1903-1995) – Irish-born physicist who worked with John Cockcroft in 'atom-smashing' experiments in the early 1930s. Became the first person to artificially split the atom.

* Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) – Irish writer and poet who is best remembered for his famous quips and the author of the Importance of Being Earnest and The Ballad of Reading Gaol.

* W B Yeats (1865-1939) – One of our most famous poets. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1923.


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