Percy French
(1854-1920)

Died aged c. 66

William Percy French (1 May 1854 – 24 January 1920) was one of Ireland's foremost songwriters and entertainers in his day. In more recent times, he has become recognised for his watercolour paintings as well.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

William Percy French lived here 1894--1900 engineer artist, songwriter

?, Dublin, Ireland where they lived (1894-1900)

The narrow-gauge West Clare Railway immortalised in song by the famous composer and engineer Percy French, operated services from this station from 1887 until 1961, terminating at Kilrush and Kilkee via Moyasta junction. This plaque commemorates the line and all who served and used it. Erected in 2008 by the West Clare Railway (reconstituted) and Iarnrod Eireann to mark the restoration of part of the route at Moyasta, and original locomotive 5c "Slieve Callan"

Station Road, Ennis, United Kingdom where they was