1805-1883 [pseud. LNF]; b. Westland Row, Dublin. third child
and eldest dg. of Daniel OConnell; m. Christopher Fitzsimon, 12
years her senior, purportedly arranged with dowry of £5,000; he was MP
for Dublin, 1832-37, Crown Clerk, 1837-56 (obiit.); contrib. poems to Irish Monthly, 1873-79; also to The Nation and Duffys Fireside Magazine; published Derrynane Abbey and Other Poems
Dublin: WB Kelly 1863); d. London.
D. J. ODonoghue, The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical
Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912).