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Canon Patrick Augustine Sheehan 1852-1913

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Born in Mallow, County Cork. He became parish priest of Doneraile in 1894 and remained there until his death. He used his novels as a means to promote and preserve Catholicism and to encourage his parishioners at a time of great social change. His best known works include Glenanaar, The Graves of Kilmorna, Luke Delmege, My New Curate and Lisheen. He is buried in Doneraile.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book