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Sweeney

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Symbolic character in the poetry of T. S. Eliot. representing the vulgar but vital force of life, particularly in modern man. He is introduced in “Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service” (1918)...

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Sweeney

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 53 words.

1. Irish: reduced form of McSweeney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname

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Sweeney

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 245 words.

Variants: Sweenie, Sweeny, Sweaney, Swinney, McSweeney, McSweeny, McSwiney, McSeveney, McSeveny

Current

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Sweeney, Edward

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Politics. 88 words.

CBE 2014

Born 6 Aug. 1954; s of William Sweeney and Louise Sweeney; m 1987, Janet Roydhouse

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Sweeney, Brendan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health. 128 words.

MBE 2003; FRCGP

Born 11 July 1946; s of James and Angela Sweeney; m 1973, Dr Rosalie T. Dunn; two snull...

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Sweeney, Paul John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Politics. 97 words.

Born 16 Jan. 1989; s of John Gordon Sweeney and Anne Sweeney (née Doherty)

MP (Lab Co-op) Glasgow North East, since...

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Sweeney, Walter Edward

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 263 words.

Born Dublin 23 April 1949; s of late Patrick Anthony Sweeney, veterinary surgeon and Jane Yerbury Sweeney, head teacher; m 1992, Dr Nuala Maire Kennan;...

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Sweeney, Mark Darren

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 137 words.

Born London 4 June 1974; s of Terry Sweeney and Marie Sweeney; m 2002, Cheryl Louise Robinson; one s one d

Director...

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Sweeney, Sir George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education. 97 words.

Kt 2000

Born 26 Jan. 1946; s of George Sweeney and Margaret, (Peggy), Sweeney (née Carlin); m 1968,...

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Sweeney, William Martin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 100 words.

Born Calcutta 10 Oct. 1957; s of James Sweeney and Rose Catherine Sweeney; m 1984, Elizabeth Anne Smith; one s one d

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Sweeney, Thomas Kevin

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 110 words.

Born 10 Aug. 1923; s of John Francis and Mildred Sweeney; m 1950, Eveleen Moira Ryan (d 2009); two s two d; died...

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Sweeney, Brian Philip

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 112 words.

QFSM 2005

Born 14 July 1961; s of Philip and Mary Sweeney; m 1995, Pamela Barratt; three snull...

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Sweeney, Timothy Patrick

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 92 words.

Born 2 June 1944; s of John Sylvester Sweeney and Olive Bridget (née Montgomery-Cunningham); m 1965, Carol Ann Wardle; one s one dnull...

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Sweeney, Hon. Sir Nigel Hamilton

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 123 words.

Kt 2008

Born 18 March 1954; s of Alan Vincent Sweeney and Dorothy Sweeney; m 1st, 1985, Joanna...

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McSweeney

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Suibhne ‘son of Suibhne’, a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McQueeney, which is

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Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street] (supp. fl. 1784), legendary murderer and barber

Matthew Kilburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1422 words.

Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street] (supp. fl. 1784), legendary murderer and barber, may have his source in a murder reported in the London Chronicle of 2...

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McSweeney

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 40 words.

Current frequencies: GB 1432, Ireland 2552 • GB frequency 1881: 242 • Main GB location 1881: London • Main

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Sweeney, John (1934)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 947 words.

labor leader and president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) from 1995 to 2009

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Sweeney, James Augustine

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 56 words.

CIE 1931

Born 25 May 1883; m 1939, Una Greene; died 6 Nov. 1945

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Joanne Sweeney-Burke (2015). Social Media Under Investigation: Law Enforcement and the Social Web.

Liam Cahill.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 896 words.

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Swiney

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

Irish: variant of Sweeney.

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