Arthur O’Leary, born Acres. Fanlobbus (Dunmanway), West Cork, 1729-1802, Hedge School to Capuchin College, St. Malo, ‘A poor Friar buried between salt houses and stables poring over his books’ at his foundation Blackamoor Lane, Sullivan’s Quay, Cork, ministering to Irish speaking prisoners St. Malo, Chaplin to Spanish Embassy London, British Government Pension, elected as member of Monks of Screw, friend Baron Yelverton ‘a fine smooth brogue, his learning extensive and his wit brilliant’. His father by his own admission was a scholar.
Article by Father Walsh historian friend of John T Collins. Paddy O’Keeffe, Bantry, Bernard O’Regan Aughadown. From a Cork Professional family. Later Parish Priest Durrus and author of article on Muintervera in Capuchin Journal.
“Bennett, Joseph, Mr. Attorney and Public Notary, [no address given]
On Sunday night, [7th], at a very advanced age, Mr. Joseph Bennett, Attorney and
Public Notary…he was the only survivor of a school who were led by the celebrated
Arthur O‘Leary—one of the oldest of the Masonic Body…‘CC (09/02/1830)
O’Leary, Julia. Cook Street [Cork] city, On Friday, the 19th inst., Mr. Jeremiah O‘Leary, of Cook-street in this City, Father of General O‘Leary, now in the service of Colombia, and nephew of the late Rev. Arthur O‘Leary…mourned by his family…a long life of 73 years…‘
Courtesy Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 1945.