Lowry-Corry, Dorothy (1885–1967)

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Lowry-Corry, Dorothy (1885–1967)

Irish historian, genealogist, and archaeologist. Born in Castlecooke, County Fermanagh, Ireland, in 1885; died in 1967.

Known particularly for her studies of the Early Christian period, Irish historian, genealogist, and archaeologist Dorothy Lowry-Corry was the vice-president of the Royal Society of Antiquaries and contributed numerous papers to the Royal Irish Academy, the most important of which was the recording of the Boa Island and Lustymore stone figures. She also studied the Monuments of County Fermanagh and discovered the megalithic tomb in County Leitrim. Lowry-Corry served as the representative of County Fermanagh on the Ancient Monuments advisory committee and was a frequent contributor to the Ulster Journal of Archaeology.