Thom's Irish Who's Who/Farrell, James Patrick


FARRELL, James Patrick; b. Longford, 13th May, 1865; son of Patrick Farrell and Anne, dau. of late John Lynam, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon; m. 1888, Bride, dau. of late M. Fitzgerald, Co. Longford; five sons, two daus. Educ.: St. Mel's College, Longford. Editor of The "Longford Leader": actively engaged in politics in Land League and National League periods; imprisoned two months. 1889, for a speech: contested Kilkenny City, 1895: M.P. West Cavan, 1895-1900; N. Longford, 1900-18. Pubns.: Fireside Talks about Co. Longford; Historical Notes and Stories of Co. Longford; a large Illustrated History of Co. Longford. Res.: Market Square, Longford.