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Robert Daly, D.D., Bishop of Cashel and Waterford, 1783-1872.
Total Books: 2
Daly was born at Dunsandle Castle, Loughrea, the newly built residence of his father, Denis Daly . His ancestor, Dermot Ó Daly (fl. 1574-1614 was of Gaelic descent but his grandfather and father had converted to the Protestant faith to ensure legal title on their lands. By 1800, the family were among the largest land-owners in Ireland and dictated the mayoralty of Galway for some sixty years.
Daly graduated with a B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1803, was ordained a minister of the Church of Ireland, and became Rector of Powerscourt in 1814. He was leader of the Evangelical section of the church, the subject been at the centre of most of his publications, which numbered over twenty-two between 1815 and his death.
He was appointed Bishop of Cashel and Waterford in 1843 and was serving in that capacity when he died in 1872.