School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Location:
Lucan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Sr Gabriel

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Fr Mac Cartan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0793, Page 118

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Fr Mac Cartan

At the top of the hill, where the road forks, and almost within a stones throw of the village, a monumental slab, inserted in the wall, commemorates the murder on this spot, of Father Mac Cartan of Lucan. the inscription runs as follows:-
Here
Prematurely fell by Lawless Violence
The Rev. James Mac Cartan
on the 3rd of June, 1807
Talents
Rich, Refined and Splendid, Innate Benevolence and Peculiar Urbanity of mind
Distinguished through life
This zealous minister of the

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Collector
Maura Cormack
Gender
female
Address
Sarsfield Terrace, Co. Dublin
Collector
Nellie Ronan
Gender
female
Address
Chapel Hill, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mr P. Cormack
Gender
male
Occupation
railway worker
Address
Sarsfield Terrace, Co. Dublin
Language
English