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Offline Keith Sherwood

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A Biography of Daniel O'Connell 1775-1847
« on: Sunday 20 February 05 11:42 GMT (UK) »
Could someone please give me an idea of what might be a good, definitive, well-balanced book on the life of Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847) that I could get my hands on to read.
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Keith

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Re: A Biography of Daniel O'Connell 1775-1847
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 20 February 05 11:50 GMT (UK) »
There is information online about him ... although whether its well balanced is possibly open to debate
try
 http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/people/daniel.htm
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11200c.htm
or these books

Moley, Raymond. Daniel O'Connell, Nationalism Without Violence: An Essay. New York: Fordham Univ. Pr., 1974.

O'Connell, Mary, Erin Bishop (ed.), Daniel O'Connell. My Darling Danny: Letters from Mary O'Connell to her Son Daniel, 1830-1832. Cork: Cork Univ. Pr., 1999.

O'Connell, Maurice R. Daniel O'Connell: The Man and His Politics.
Dublin: Irish Academic Pr., 1990.

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Re: A Biography of Daniel O'Connell 1775-1847
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 20 February 05 11:53 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, Falkyrn,
That should give me plenty to be going on with !
Keith