Maurice O’Connell

Life
1803-1853; eldest son of Daniel O’Connell; ed. Clongowes and TCD; Gray’s Inn, bar; defeated The O’Gorman to become Clare MP, 1831; MP Tralee, 1832-35 [var. 1853: Madden Papers]; eloped with Frances Scott in dramatic yacht trip across Shannon estuary, marrying in Catholic and Protestant Churches; four children and separated; numerous affairs; fluent in Irish; contributed prose and verse to national publications; compiled Cloney’s Personal Narrative of 1798; d. in London. DIH

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References
[No entry in ODNB].

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