This book profiles some of the best known figures to have held the office of lord mayor in Dublin. The lord mayor is the first citizen of Dublin city and chairperson of the elected council.
The office of mayor, created in 1229 and restyled lord mayor in 1665, has been held by diverse individuals who have left their mark on Dublin in sometimes surprising ways. Covering themes such as civil liberty and civic politics, religion and the urban environment, this book profiles some of the best known figures to have held the office of lord mayor. People like Sir Daniel Bellingham (Dublin's first lord mayor), Daniel O'Connell, J.P. Nannetti, Lorcan Sherlock, Kathleen Clarke (first woman lord mayor of Dublin) and Alfie Byrne.
|Author||Ruth McManus and Lisa-Marie Griffith|
|Publisher||Four Courts Press|
|Publication date||30 May 2013|