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O'Con·nell

 (ō-kŏn′əl), Daniel Known as "the Liberator." 1775-1847.
Irish political leader. He founded the Catholic Association (1823) and was a leader in the struggle for Catholic emancipation and reform of the Irish government.

O'Connell

(əʊˈkɒnəl)
n
(Biography) Daniel. 1775–1847, Irish nationalist leader and orator, whose election to the British House of Commons (1828) forced the acceptance of Catholic emancipation (1829)
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To illustrate the effect of slavery on the white man,--to show that he has no powers of endurance, in such a condition, superior to those of his black brother,--DANIEL O'CONNELL, the distinguished advocate of universal emancipation, and the mighti- est champion of prostrate but not conquered Ireland, relates the following anecdote in a speech delivered by him in the Conciliation Hall, Dublin, before the Loyal National Repeal Association, March 31, 1845.
sez I; 'thin I'm O'Connell the Dictator, an' by this you will larn to kape a civil tongue in your rag-box.
Wasn't it Dan O'Connell who said that if a man was born in a stable it didn't make him a horse?
In 1887 Joseph O'Connell, of Chicago, conceived of the use of tiny electric lights as signals, a brilliant idea, as an electric light makes no noise and can be seen either by night or by day.
Rowan O'Connell, 23, was hit with a fine by magistrates yesterday over the sick outburst following the death of Mzee, 18.
EUROPEAN champions Toulon have dismissed reports that Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has signed a contract to join the French outfit.
By NICK PUREWAL IRELAND bosses will battle to convince captain Paul O'Connell to delay his retirement and commit to another year of Test rugby, according to Robbie Henshaw.
Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Luis Figo, Paolo Maldini and Sir Bobby Charlton to name but a few have all signed up to support a fund to raise cash for a memorial to Patrick 'Paddy' O'Connell.
After an out, Bahnick brought in Ryberg with a sacrifice fly and Katie O'Connell reloaded the bases with a pop single to left field.
On a day when Antrim keeper Chrissy O'Connell pulled off a string of superb saves to deny the visitors, it was a long-range free that evaded him at the death that secured Offaly's place in the next round.
I went from being the guy who got thrown out of Wal-Mart for taking photos of cashiers to now 1 can actually set up in any Wal-Mart in anyplace in the world," says Connecticut artist Brendan O'Connell.
O'Connell resigned during Monday's meeting at City Hall and plans to pursue a job at a California YMCA.