Liberator Daniel O'Connell by Patrick M. Geoghegan
The Life and Death of Daniel O'Connell, 1830-1847

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In this sequel to his critically acclaimed King Dan, Patrick Geoghegan examines the latter part of O’Connell’s life and career. Daniel O'Connell, often referred to as The Liberator, was an Irish political leader in the first half of the 19th century. One of the most remarkable historical figures in Irish history, he campaigned for Catholic Emancipation, including the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, and repeal of the Act of Union which combined Great Britain and Ireland.


About Patrick M. Geoghegan

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Dr Patrick M. Geoghegan is Senior Lecturer (Dean of Undergraduate Studies) at Trinity College Dublin. He teaches in the Department of History and is the presenter of the award-winning Talking History on Newstalk. His previous books include King Dan: The Rise of Daniel O'Connell, 1775-1829 (2008), biographies of Robert Emmet (2002), and Lord Castlereagh (2002), and The Irish Act of Union (1999).
Published October 15, 2010 by Gill & Macmillan. 291 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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