Matthew O'Conor

O'Conor, Matthew, author, brother of preceding, was born 18th September 1773, and at an early age was sent to Rome to study for the priesthood; but when the time arrived for taking orders, he left privately, and with great difficulty made his way home, where he became a barrister. He was the author of History of the Irish Catholics, Recollections of Switzerland, and Military History of the Irish Nation, posthumously published. He died, probably at his seat of Mount Druid, in the County of Roscommon, 8th May 1844, aged 70.


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