O'Hearn, Francis (1747-1801)

O'Connor, Thomas (2004) O'Hearn, Francis (1747-1801). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press.

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O'Hearn, Francis (1747-1801), Irish catholic theologian and Flemish-language author, was born in Derry, in the parish of Modeligo, co. Waterford. He had at least two brothers, Thomas and Timothy, both of whom were ordained priests. He received his early education from an uncle, William Brown, parish priest of Clashmore and, at a very early age, was sent to the Irish Pastoral College, Louvain.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Francis O'Hearne
Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > History
Item ID: 384
Depositing User: Thomas O'Connor
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2006
Journal or Publication Title: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Refereed: Yes

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