Actors Daniel Day-Lewis (left) and Sally Field with film director Steven Spielberg at the Irish premiere of Lincoln. Photograph: Eric Luke

Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg has expressed an interest in making a film about Daniel O’Connell after learning about him while researc(...)

The Daniel O’Connell statue on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Daniel O’Connell was born in 1775 near Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, into a family that was both the most respected and the wealthiest in the district(...)

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