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date: 24 February 2021

Healy, Cahirlocked

  • Eamon Phoenix


Healy, Cahir (1877–1970), politician, was born on 2 December 1877 at Doorin, near Mountcharles, co. Donegal, the son of Patrick Healy, a Roman Catholic small farmer. He attended the local national school, which was 'mixed' in the religious sense, a factor which inculcated in him a broad-minded tolerance which was to pervade a long political career. Embarking on a career in journalism, he worked with the ...

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