Frank Hugh O'Donnell (1846 - 1916):
Frank Hugh O'Donnell was born in County Donegal and educated at St Ignatius' College, Galway and Queen's College, Galway. He worked as foreign editor on the Morning Post. He was elected Home Rule member of parliament for Galway in 1874 and served as member of parliament for Dungarvan from 1877 to 1885. He stirred up the Parnell controversy because of Parnell's refusal to allow him to be nominated in the general election of 1885. For many years he lived in Europe and he died in London. Among his publications are A History of the Irish Parliamentary Party (2 vols, 1910); The Stage Irishman and pseudo-Celtic Drama and The Message of the Masters.
||9 October 1846
||2 November 1916