John Barrett (Hebrew scholar)
Barrett was born the son of a Church of Ireland priest in County Laois. He was known as a Trinity College Dublin don for most of his career and recognized as an eccentric. He saved his income and left £80,000 "to feed the hungry and clothe the naked" upon his death.
- Webb, Alfred (1878). " Barrett, John, Rev.". A Compendium of Irish Biography. Dublin: M. H. Gill & son. Wikisource
- Barrett writing on Jonathan Swift
-  Rev. John Barrett at Princess Grace Irish Library. Retrieved Sep. 20, 2007.