Tag Archives: Daniel O’Connell


Rob Cross writes:

My restored and colourised c1882 photo featuring The “Liberator” Daniel O’Connell statue on Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street) . On August 6th, 1775 he was born in Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry…

Derrynane House, Iveragh Peninsula, Co. Kerry (the ancestral home of Daniel O’Connell)

Bernard Dooley responds:

I was here yesterday!. What a beautiful house, gardens and beach…

Derrynane House


On the 173rd anniversary of his death (today).

Finally emancipated from black and white.

Old Ireland in Colour writes:

…we bring Daniel O’Connell to life.

Combining AI techniques with human creativity to reimagine the Liberator, including: Colourising the only surviving photo of O’Connell; Animating portraits and Making him ‘talk’


Excellent O’Connell thread here.


This time it’s personal.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum writes:

This SUNDAY sees Glasnevin Cemetery Museum mark the 200th Anniversary of Daniel O’Connell & John Norcott d’Esterre‘s duel in which O’Connell fatally wounded d’Esterre. We have a re-enactment of this historic event this Sunday at 2.30pm…Not to be missed!

Glasnevin Trust