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Rev. Dominic Mangan



Rev. Dominic Mangan.
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Rev. Dominic Mangan,
born Tarbert, Co.Kerry, 1869.
He is possibly William Mangan, born 16 June 1869.
He was educ St.Joseph's College, Clondalkin, Co.Dublin. This would be Mount St.Joseph's Seminary, which is now vanished, though the graveyard remains, on Monastery Rd. See street view.
Discalced Carmelite priest (O.C.D., also written as "O.D.C.").
He entered the Carmelite Novitiate at The Abbey, at Loughrea, Co.Galway, in 1891.
Ordained 1899 at Clonliffe College.
He was Prior (head) of St.Mary's, Morehampton Rd, Donnybrook, Co.Dublin.
Prior of Loughrea Abbey, 1910-15.

Prior of St Teresa's, Clarendon St (off Grafton St), Dublin, 1915 to 1936.
After the 1916 Rising, he went with his cousin Nell to identify the body of her brother The O'Rahilly. See [P106/384].
[P106/122(3)] (123 in index) is letter of 2 Feb 1917 from him about a plaque to The O'Rahilly at Clarendon St church.
He assisted at wedding of Dick Humphreys 1929.

Rev. Dominic died Sat 21 Nov 1936, private hospital, 37 Eccles St, Dublin, age 67 yrs [GROI].
See item in Sunday Independent, Sunday, November 22, 1936.
See obituary in Irish Independent, Monday, November 23, 1936.
See death notice in Irish Independent, Wednesday, November 25, 1936.
See item (and header) in Irish Independent, Wednesday, November 25, 1936.
Funeral Wed 25 Nov 1936. He was bur in the O.C.D. grave, Glasnevin Cemetery.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin was at funeral. The head of government Eamon de Valera sent his A.D.C. to the funeral.
See funeral report in Irish Independent, Thursday, November 26, 1936.
See obituary and funeral report in [P106/318(33)].






Rev. Dominic Mangan grave, Glasnevin

Rev. Dominic Mangan grave, in the O.C.D. grave, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
Location: tE 20.5, go in gate, to left of tower, down path, grave on right. See street view.


O.C.D. grave, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin (burial place of Rev. Dominic Mangan).
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"Dominicus (Mangan)" (Rev. Dominic Mangan) written on side of above grave.
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