Today in Irish History – 25 October:

In the Liturgical calendar it is the Feast Day of Blessed Thaddeus McCarthy. He was an ecclesiastic, who was appointed Bishop of Ross in 1482 and Bishop of Cork and Cloyne in 1490. Relatively little is known of the early life of Thaddeus McCarthy. He was born in West Cork, possibly in Carriganass or Kilbrittain. […]

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