Samuel Pullen (1713 - c.1784):
Poet and writer
Samuel Pullen was born in Dromore, County Down, and educated in Newry and Trinity College, Dublin. He won the Madden Prize given by the Royal Dublin Society for a poem, 'The Silk Worm', which he translated from Latin and which was judged the written work of the year in 1750. He was also the author of other works.