St Patrick's College, Maynooth

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Catholic college in Maynooth, Ireland

About St Patrick's College, Maynooth

According to Wikipedia, St Patrick's Pontifical University, Maynooth , is the "National Seminary for Ireland" , and a pontifical university, located in the town of Maynooth, from Dublin, Ireland. The college and seminary are often referred to as Maynooth College. The college was officially established as the Royal College of St Patrick by Maynooth College Act 1795. Thomas Pelham, the Chief Secretary for Ireland, introduced a Bill for the foundation of a Catholic college, and this was enacted by Parliament. It was opened to hold up to 500 student for the Catholic Priesthood of whom up to 90 would be ordained each year, and was once the largest seminary in the world.

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What Is St Patrick's College, Maynooth Known For?

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Who Are St Patrick's College, Maynooth's Most Influential Alumni?

St Patrick's College, Maynooth's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Sociology. Here are some of St Patrick's College, Maynooth's most famous alumni:

John Dominic Crossan
John Dominic Crossan
An American academic.
Tomás Ó Fiaich
Tomás Ó Fiaich
A Catholic cardinal.
Ignatius Aphrem II
A 123rd Syriac Orthodox Patriarch.
Craig Doyle
Craig Doyle
An Irish broadcaster.
Dominic Corrigan
Dominic Corrigan
An Irish physician, known for his original observations in heart disease .
Peadar Ua Laoghaire
Peadar Ua Laoghaire
An Irish writer .
Michael Browne
Michael Browne
An Irish bishop.
Pádraig Ó Fiannachta
An Irish academic.
Abraham Brownrigg
An Irish roman-catholic bishop.
John Kenyon
An Irish Catholic priest and nationalist.
Edward O'Dwyer
A Roman Catholic bishop.
John Healy
John Healy
An Irish archbishop.

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