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Darwin Correspondence Project

Charles O’Shaughnessy


Irish shopkeeper, entrepreneur, and polemicist. Owned a large drapers and hardware shop specialising in shoemaking in Kilfinane, co. Limerick, Ireland. Wrote a number of pamphlets including Darwin confounded (1876).


Census returns of Ireland 1911 (, accessed 14 August 2014)

Ireland, civil registration deaths index, 1864–1958 (, accessed 14 August 2014)

D. Murphy 2009

D. O’Shaughnessy 2009