Archbishops of Dublin John Charles Mcquaid, Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 118. Not illustrated. Chapters: John Charles Mcquaid, Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin, Paul Cullen, Alexander de Bicknor, Desmond Connell, Edward Maccabe, Peter Talbot, Kevin Mcnamara, William Joseph Walsh, Dermot Ryan, Edward Joseph Byrne, John Thomas Troy, William Houghton, Michael Tregury, Thomas Fleming, Daniel Murray, John de Leche. Excerpt: John Charles McQuaid, C.S.Sp. (28 July 1895 7 April 1973) was the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland between December 1940 and February 1972. John Charles McQuaid was born in Cootehill, Co. Cavan, on 28 July 1895, to Dr. Eugene McQuaid and Jennie Corry. His mother died a week later and his father had to sign her death certificate. The doctor married a little over a year later to a woman named Agnes, who raised John and his sister Helen as her own. Not until his teens did John come to learn that Agnes was not his real mother. It was a large household, as the McQuaid's adopted two more children and brought the number of children to four. While there was not a great deal of money in the house, being a doctor's son in Cootehill clearly set John in a patrician mould. He was first sent to the Cootehill National School. The principal was James Fitzsimmons who wrote in 1910: "the most intelligent boy I ever thought. His ability to assimilate knowledge was a revelation. With such intellectual attainments this boy will have a brilliant scholastic career and will rise to great heights in whatever profession he adopts; an excellent type of student well behaved, obedient, studious ..... truthfulness was his outstanding characteristic." On the completion of his primary school studies, John went to St Patrick's College, Cavan; here he was grounded in the Classics at which he would continue to excel. He went to Blackrock College in Dublin, ru...