Tinney is an Irish surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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Belcourt is a former summer cottage designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt for Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont and located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Construction was begun in 1891 and completed in 1894, and it was intended to be used for only six to eight weeks of the year. Belcourt was designed in a multitude of European styles and periods; it features a heavy emphasis on French Renaissance and Gothic decor, with further borrowings from German, English, and Italian design. In the Gilded Age, the castle was noted for its extensive stables and carriage areas, which were incorporated into the main structure.
The Irish are an ethnic group and nation native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture. Ireland has been inhabited for about 12,500 years according to archaeological studies. For most of Ireland's recorded history, the Irish have been primarily a Gaelic people. From the 9th century, small numbers of Vikings settled in Ireland, becoming the Norse-Gaels. Anglo-Normans conquered parts of Ireland in the 12th century, while England's 16th/17th-century conquest and colonisation of Ireland brought many English and Lowland Scots people to parts of the island, especially the north. Today, Ireland is made up of the Republic of Ireland and the smaller Northern Ireland. The people of Northern Ireland hold various national identities including British, Irish, Northern Irish or some combination thereof.
Mary Nolan was an American stage and film actress, singer and dancer. She began her career as a Ziegfeld girl in the 1920s performing under the stage name Imogene "Bubbles" Wilson. She was fired from the Ziegfeld Follies in 1924 for her involvement in a tumultuous, highly publicized affair with comedian Frank Tinney. She left the United States shortly thereafter and began making films in Germany. She appeared in seventeen German films from 1925 to 1927 using the stage name Imogene Robertson.
Feis Ceoil is an Irish music organisation which holds an annual competitive festival of classical music. It was first organised in Dublin in 1897 by Dr. Annie Patterson and Edward Martyn for the purpose of stimulating musical studies in Ireland and encouraging native performers and composers. It was a result of the general Gaelicising programme of the Gaelic League. It consisted of competitions for performance and composition and was supported by all musicians of the day, both traditional and classical. Prizes aggregating £800 were distributed among the successful competitors.
Thomas Joseph Gerard Victory was a prolific Irish composer. He wrote over two hundred works across many genres and styles, including tonal, serial, aleatoric and electroacoustic music.
Stuart Brian Tinney, OAM is an Olympic-level equestrian rider, who competes for Australia. He won a team gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, a team bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and also competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Barry Owens, in Irish, Barra Ó hEoghain, is a Gaelic footballer who plays for the Teemore Shamrocks club and the Fermanagh county team.
Matt Tinney is an Australian journalist.
Sirens is an album by American singer-songwriter S. J. Tucker, released in 2006.
Peng Huanwu was a Chinese physicist. He was a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and a leader of Chinese nuclear weaponry projects.
Hugh Tinney is an Irish pianist.
Niall Tinney is an Irish sportsperson. He has played Gaelic football for his club Irvinestown and the Fermanagh county team.
James Tinney was an American historian who specialized in African-American history, specifically religious and political movements.
2MASS J11145133−2618235 is nearby brown dwarf of spectral class T7.5, located in constellation Hydra at approximately 18 light-years from Earth.
Frank Aloysius Robert Tinney was an American blackface comedian and actor.
WISE J163940.83−684738.6 is a brown dwarf of spectral class Y0-Y0.5, located in constellation Triangulum Australe at approximately 16 light-years from Earth.
Joseph Emmanuel Tinney was an American attorney and politician from San Francisco. A Republican, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and then San Francisco city assessor, "Tinney's integrity was so unquestioned that mayors from both parties -- Republican George Christopher and Democrat John Shelley -- appointed him to the city posts, and Democratic political leaders played key roles in his re-election campaigns."
Sheila Christina Tinney was an Irish mathematical physicist. Her 1941 PhD from the University of Edinburgh, completed under the supervision of Max Born in just two years, is believed to make her the first Irish-born and -raised woman to receive a doctorate in the mathematical sciences.
Mary Catherine Tinney was the Irish ambassador to Sweden from 1973 to 1978, and was Ireland's first female ambassador.
Tinney Grove is an unincorporated community in Ray County, in the U.S. state of Missouri and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.