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Ireland and Her Agitators by WJ O'Neill Daunt on sale for €150.00
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Ireland and Her Agitators

WJ O'Neill Daunt

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Ireland and Her Agitators. New Edition, Enlarged and Carefully Revised by the Author.Dublin: J. Mullany, 1867. Pp xiv, 312, (2). Original green cloth, covers decorated in blind, title in gilt to spine. A near fine copy. Scarce. William Joseph O'Neill Daunt (1807-1894). Historian and novelist, Born in Tullamore, Co. Offaly, he converted to 'Catholicism in 1827, expressing himself equally an enemy of Protestant proselytism and religious 'Indifferentism' in the columns of The 'Nation' in 1843 As MP for Mallow he was a long term supporter of the 'Repeal Association and an effective mediator between the nationalist party and the Catholic hierarchy as represented by the Home Government Association and Archbishop Paul Cullen. He wrote various political works including A Catechism of the History of Ireland' (1844) and 'Ireland Since the Union' (1888), but is best remembered for his 'Personal Memories of the Late Daniel O'Connell' (1848).

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