Dublin City Library & Archives are launching a biography of Laurence O'Neill, Lord Mayor of Dublin 1917 - 1924 in the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 at 5.30 pm on Monday the 09 Dec 2013. O'Neill was a key figure in the fight to prevent Conscription from being extended to Ireland. He was also instrumental in securing political prisoner status for Irish freedom-fighters imprisoned after 1916; and he facilitated the holding of the First and Second Dáils in the Mansion House Round Room.
Title: Laurence O'Neill (1864-1943) - Lord Mayor of Dublin (1917-1924) - Patriot and Man of Peace
Author: Thomas J. Morrissey, S.J.
Produced by: Dublin City Library & Archive
Published by: Dublin City Council to mark the Decade of Commemorations
Price: Hardback €40.50
Distributors: Four Courts Press