Archbishop John Ireland

Written and read by Paddy Neary (2019) John Ireland was born 11th September 1838, in Burnchurch Co. Kilkenny. The eldest son of two and four daughters of Richard and Judith (nee Naughton) Ireland. His family emigrated to the United States in 1848 and eventually moved to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1852. At an early age […]

Dermot O’Hurley

Dermod O’Hurley, Archbishop of Cashel and Catholic Martyr Eamonn Kiely About a quarter of a century ago Dermod O’Hurley with sixteen other martyrs was beatified. David Rothe Bishop of Ossory wrote about him in his book Analecta about 360 years ago. It is clear that Ossory’s most famous bishop held O’Hurley, an Archbishop of Cashel […]