1788-1870; b. Co. Clare; ed. The Freemans Journal (1808-24);
fnd. Dublin Evening Mail (1823) and Dublin Morning Register and Weekly Register (1824-43); trained Charles Gavan Duffy,
Thomas Davis, and John Blake Dillon; disputed with OConnell; denounced
Young Ireland; Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1845; wrote Hints for Harding (1870). DIH
Alderman Staunton, Second Repeal Prize Essay: Reasons for a Repeal
of the Legislative Union between Great Britain and Ireland (Dublin
1845), p.633 [first prize won by M. J. Barry.]
Public Library holds The Case of Ireland (1831).
The Madden Papers, being material for Vol. 3 of Irish Literary Periodicals,
conserved in Gilbert Collection, Pearse St. Public Library, Dublin, contains
Brief MS note on Stauntons Morning Register; with a 14pp.
MS Memoir; also a printed obituary from Dublin Evening Post (26.2.1870).