Articles tagged with: Cardinal John Murphy-Farley

LOCAL RESIDENTS HONOUR A FAMOUS CO. MONAGHAN MOTHER’S SON WHO BECAME NEW YORK ARCHBISHOP

Castleblayney, General News, Headline, This Week's Newspaper, Uncategorized »

2 May 2015 Comments Off on LOCAL RESIDENTS HONOUR A FAMOUS CO. MONAGHAN MOTHER’S SON WHO BECAME NEW YORK ARCHBISHOP
LOCAL RESIDENTS HONOUR A FAMOUS CO. MONAGHAN MOTHER’S SON WHO BECAME NEW YORK ARCHBISHOP

By PATSY McARDLE A CROSS-BORDER community has erected a plaque to honour the famous son of a Co. Monaghan mother, who hailed from a family at Moyles, Castleshane, to become Archbishop of New York and also elected Cardinal. A prestigious Ulster History Circle blue plaque was erected last week at Dundalk Street in Newtownhamilton, to mark the birthplace of Cardinal John Murphy-Farley, who was Archbishop of New York from 1902 to 1918. The unveiling ceremony, which attracted huge cross-border community interest, and a large turnout, was performed by Monsignor Raymond Murray, Armagh. The general ...