School: Presentation Convent, Lucan

Lucan, Co. Dublin
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Patrick Sarsfield

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0793, Page 135

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The name of the glorious Sarsfield Earl of Lucan, is inseparably connected with the history of the district. Lucan is his birthplace; in lucan was his ancestral home. In the calendar of the ancient records of Dublin there is a quaint memoir of a Patrick Sarsfield, Mayor of Dublin, from whom the soldier-hero was descended. It is as follows:-

"There hath been of late yeares, a worshipfull gentleman named Patrick Sarsfield, that bore the office of Maioraltie {?} in Dublin {1554-5} who kept so great a port in this yeare, as his hospitalitie to his fame and renowne, resteth as yet in fresh

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