Martin Lawrence - Irish Biography

Lawrence, Martin, Dr., a physician of considerable local eminence at Dundalk, was born there in 1815. He established a small free Public Library in Dundalk, and otherwise displayed public spirit. He died 14th November 1847, aged 32, of typhus fever, caught while attending the sick poor of the town. A monument to his memory was erected by public subscription in a churchyard near Dundalk.

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117a. Dundalk, History of: John D'Alton and J. R. O'Flanagan. Dublin, 1864.