Denis Carolan Rushe

1852-1928; b. Monaghan, ed. St. Louis Convent, McCartan’s Seminary, and TCD; solicitor, 1878; President of Monaghan conference of Vincent de Paul;, 1880; involved in home industries and Monaghan Show; Sec. to Fermanagh Board of Education from 1891; Sec. to Monaghan County Council 1899-1924; supporter of Gaelic League; local histories, Historical Sketches of Monaghan (1894); Monaghan in the Eighteenth Century (1916); and The History of Monaghan for Two Hundred Years (1921). DUB

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