John V. O'Connor Papers
This collection was created by Sean O'Connor in the course of his work on constructing the O'Connor family tree as well as writing his memoir 'Growing Up So High' (2013). His family lived in Dublin in the Liberties area for over seven generations and the collection contains documents accumulated by Sean O'Connor such as photographs, correspondence, personal diaries, religious ephemera, births, marriages, death certificates, and other material. Featured in the collection includes family links with the 1798 Rebellion, papers relating to James O'Neill and the Irish Civil War, and material relating to Joe O'Neill who worked as a Fianna Fáil organiser.
Right: Sean O’Connor at his school, Francis street CBS, 1951