Judge Robert Day,
He mar 1stly, 1774, to Mary Potts [Polly].
Friend of Grattan.
He built Day Place in Tralee, 1794 (or poss. 1805).
Day Place is a row of fine Georgian houses on Prince's St, W side of Tralee town (see map and street view).
Mary FitzGerald joined the household as a companion for Day's wife and later nurse for her. Day had a long-term affair with Mary FitzGerald and had two sons. He later married her, after his wife died.
He was a friend of O'Connell.
He was the judge in the Rowan Cashel trial 1816.
Retired 1818, age 72 yrs.
Mary Potts died 1823.
He had issue by 1st wife Mary Potts:
He mar 2ndly, 1824, to Mary FitzGerald (with whom he already had two sons).
He died 1841, age 95 yrs.
He had issue by 2nd wife Mary FitzGerald:
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