CollectionCardinal MacRory Archive
Collection DescriptionNote: (a) The Archive of His Eminence Cardinal MacRory, Archbishop of Armagh from 1928-1945, includes the archive of his Down and Connor episcopate 1915-1928 (b) Thus for the period 1915-1924 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal Logue; (c) and for the period 1924-1927 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal O'Donnell.

Material relating to the Hierarchy, folder number 11, relating to the employment and dismissal of lay teachers, includes:

Letter of Reverend John C McQuaid, C.S.Sp., 6 June 1936, to His Eminence Cardinal MacRory, - 'I have learned today from Mr. T.J. Burke, Secretary of the A.S.T.I., that he has written Your Eminence concerning recent negotiations with the Catholic Headmasters. Accordingly I beg to enclose for Your Eminence's information a copy of the Draft prepared for the A.S.T.I., concerning procedure in the dismissal of Lay-Teachers and Right of Appeal from such dismissal. Our Standing Committee have considered the Draft in two meetings and , on two further occasions, I have submitted it to each member and obtained approval of the formula suggested. I further enclose a copy of the A.S.T.I. Correspondence, prepared for our last General Meeting and of the letter sent by me to the Provincials whose Schools are concerned'.

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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.