The President of Ireland. His Powers, Functions and Duties by Michael McDunphy, Barrister-at-Law, Secretary to the President. Dublin: Browne & Nolan, 1945. Pp, 120. Quarter cloth paper boards, in green dust jacket. A fine copy.
Frontispiece plate depicting the Counsel of State 1940 and plate depicting Facsimile of the Presidential Seal.
Written as the seven year term of Douglas Hyde's Presidency drew to a close, McDunphy sets down the duties, rights, privileges and disabilities of the President under the Constitution and of some of the principal laws, and of their operation in practice.