[Rev] William Phelan
1789-1832; b. and baptised a Catholic, in Clonmel; converted 1806, at
TCD; DD; The Policy of the Church of Rome in Ireland (1827); shocked
by sectarianism of Catholic education; TCD Fellow and Donnellan Lecturer.
With Mortimer OSullivan, ed., A Digest of the Evidence Taken Before
the Select Committee of the Two Houses of Parliament, Appointed to Inquire
into the State of Ireland, 1824-25; With Notes Historical and Explanatory
and a Copious Index, 2 vols. (1826), xvi+523, viii+303pp. [devoted to
Whiteboy reports]; Remains of William Phelan, DD, with a Biographical
Memoir by John, Bishop of Limerick (1st edn. 1832), [xxvi]+96+320pp. [Hyland
Oct. 1996; 219].