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Monaghan

(Encyclopedia) Monaghan, town (1991 pop. 5,919), seat of Co. Monaghan, N Republic of Ireland. It is a farm market with some manufacturing. Monaghan houses the cathedral of the Roman Catholic diocese of Cloghe...

Cavan

(Encyclopedia) Cavan, town (1991 pop. 5,254), seat of Co. Cavan, N Republic of Ireland. It is a farm market with some light industry. The Roman Catholic and Anglican dioceses are in Cavan.

England, John

(Encyclopedia) England, John, 1786–1842, Irish Roman Catholic churchman in America, b. Cork. He studied, was ordained, and ministered to several parishes in Co. Cork. His parishes were poor ones, but he bec...

missal

(Encyclopedia) missal [Lat.,=of the mass], in the Roman Catholic Church, liturgical book containing all directions and texts necessary for the performance of Mass throughout the year. The Roman Missal ...

Wilfrid, Saint

(Encyclopedia) Wilfrid, Saint, 634–709?, English churchman, b. Northumbria, of noble parentage. He was educated at Lindisfarne and Canterbury. With Benedict Biscop he traveled to Lyons and Rome in 654; Wilf...

Kilkenny

(Encyclopedia) Kilkenny kĭlkĕn´ē , Gaelic Cill Chainnigh, town (1991 pop. 8,515), seat of Co. Kilkenny, S Republic of Ireland, on the Nore River. The districts of Irishtown and Englishtown, se...

Freising

(Encyclopedia) Freising frī´zĭng [key], city (1994 pop. 38,180), Bavaria, S Germany, on the Isar River. Manufactures include electrical machinery, textiles, chemicals, and brewing. Freising was founded in...

Carlow

(Encyclopedia) Carlow, town (1991 pop. 14,027), seat of Co. Carlow, SE Republic of Ireland, on the Barrow River. It is an agricultural market in a dairy region, with sugar refining, flour milling, brewing, an...

Satterlee, Henry Yates

(Encyclopedia) Satterlee, Henry Yates, 1843–1908, American Episcopal bishop, b. New York City. In 1896 he was consecrated as the first bishop of the diocese of Washington, D.C. The National, or Washington, ...

Waterford

(Encyclopedia) Waterford, town (1991 pop. 41,853), seat of Co. Waterford, S Republic of Ireland, on the Suir River near the head of Waterford Harbour. The port town is a center for the export of fruit, meat, ...