CollectionMost Reverend Richard Reilly Archive

Full lists of these papers are available in the archives.

The archive of the Most Rev. Richard Reilly, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland 1787-1818, consists of letters and includes, for example, 5 March 1805, Drogheda, Catholic servants in Protestant houses. In the case of a refusal of the Lenten fare they may partake of the meat of the house.

27 August 1813 (from Reilly to his Vicar General Dr Conwell) Dublin, 'Am here on my way to Lucan. I officiated in our parish chapel on Thursday on the occasion of the profession of Miss Lynch, one of the nuns of the new convent lately established in Drogheda'. Mr and Mrs Reilly spent the night at Prospect on their way to Thomastown. They left their daughter Lizzie at York for another year.

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Century18th; 19th
Repository NameArmagh Diocesan Archive (RC)
AddressAra Coeli Cathedral Road Armagh
UK Postal CodeBT61 7QY
Telephone+44 28-3752-2045
Repository Web Address
CommentThe information listed from this repository was extracted in the late 1990s from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Armagh Diocesan Archive and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.