|Primate McGettigan Archive
Material relating to the Religious, includes:
Folder number 1: Presentation Sisters:
Letter of Most Reverend Dr McGettigan addressed to Very Reverend Archdeacon Tierney, V.G., Drogheda, - enquires if half note for £5.0.0 towards the collection for the Presentation Schools reached him. 'I will keep the second half till I get a line from you' ... 'The enclosed letter with adverse criticisms on the Christian Schools, Drogheda, and on the State of Education amongst the male portion of the population, came here today. I think it right to send it to you as I have got more than one communication relating to the same animadversions. You will be able to judge what foundation (if any) there is for such complaints and if any remedy could be devised to reduce the price of the school books for the poor', 17 December 1871.
Letter of Most Reverend Dr McGettigan addressed to Very Reverend Archdeacon Tierney, V.G., Drogheda, asking him to preside at the Election for Superior of the Presentation Convent, 14 May 1872.
Letter of Most Reverend Dr McGettigan addressed to Very Reverend Dr McGettigan addressed to Very Reverend Archdeacon Tierney, V.G., Drogheda, - re election of Superior of the Presentation Convent. `In case the requisite number of votes be given for Mrs Kennedy's election, I have sincere pleasure in giving you all necessary powers to confirm the choice of the Chapter', 16 May 1872.
Folder number 2: material relating to the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Folder number 3: Sister of Charity of St Vincent de Paul, 14 October 1870, letter of Most Reverend Dr McGettigan addressed to Very Reverend Archdeacon Tierney, V.G., Drogheda - Reverend Father Powderly ceases to act as Confessor to the Community and 'that you would be good enough to undertake the responsibility of Confessor in place of Father Powderly'. His Grace grants the necessary permission for Archdeacon to act as Confessor.
Folder number 4: Sisters of St Louis, undated letter of Sister M. Catherine Cahill, Convent of St Louis, Middletown, asking Most Reverend Dr McGettigan to make the annual visitation.
Folder number 5: Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, 9 March 187, letter of Reverend Mother M. Ignatius McCarthy, Convent of Mercy, Kinsale, addressed to Most Reverend Dr McGettigan, - relating to the establishment of a Branch of the Ballyshannon Community in Kinsale
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|The 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.