Thom's Irish Who's Who/Fennelly, Most Rev. Thomas


FENNELLY, Most Rev. Thomas, D.D., Titular-Archbishop of Metymnos; b. 1845 at Moyne, Co. Tipperary. Classical studies at Thurles Sem. and St. Vincent's, Castleknock, and after a distinguished eccles. course of six years at Maynooth he was ordained in 1870. Curate of Moycarkey 1870-91; Parish Priest 1891-1901: he subsequently administered the cathedral parish, and was cons. as Coadjutor to Archbishop Croke in 1901-02; Archbishop of Cashel, 1903-13. Res.: Moycarkey, Co. Tipperary.