Daniel Foley

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Foley, Daniel, D.D., an Irish scholar, was born about 1815. He was for some time Professor of Irish in Trinity College, Dublin, and was the compiler of an English-Irish Dictionary. He strenuously opposed the disestablishment of the Irish Church, and lectured in England and Scotland in its defence; and when the question was finally settled, threw himself with equal earnestness into its reorganization. He was latterly rector of Templetouhy, and prebendary of Kilbragh, in the diocese of Cashel. He was an occasional contributor to the University Magazine. Dr. Foley died at Blackrock, Dublin, 7th July 1874, aged about 59, and was buried near by at Grange cemetery.

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233. Manuscript and Special Information, and Current Periodicals.

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