CollectionMcCabe Papers
Collection DescriptionEdward McCabe (1816-1885) was archbishop of Dublin from 1879 and was created Cardinal in 1882. His papers are arranged in chronological order and divided into sub groups. These, for example, include files such as Irish Bishops, Bishops outside Ireland, Secular Priests, Nuns, Male Religious and Laity. There are 34 boxes of material in this collection. A full list of the papers are available in the archive. Extracts included here are taken from the lists, provide some indication of the range of the material.
ReferenceAB 5 (File III, Priests)

Secular Priests, 1878

337/1/32: F. O'Carroll, Rush regarding a young woman who entered a convent, left and got married, and now has problems relating to land and money.

337/1/33: Thos Smollen, P.P. Clones, regarding a lay sister who left a convent and whose superiors claimed her dowry.

AccessContact Repository
Repository NameDublin Diocesan Archives (RC)
AddressHoly Cross College Clonliffe Road Dublin 3
EircodeD03 P2E7
Telephone(01) 837-9253
Repository Web Address
CommentThe Dublin Diocesan Archive is scheduled to move in 2022 so the address provided will change.