Michael Slattery (priest)
|The Most Reverend
|Archbishop of Cashel & Emly|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Archdiocese||Cashel and Emly|
|Appointed||10 December 1833|
|Term ended||4 February 1857|
|Consecration||24 February 1834
by John Murphy, Bishop of Cork
|Died||4 February 1857
|Previous post||President of the St. Patrick's College, Maynooth|
He was born at Tipperary Town in Ireland in 1783, and was educated at the Abbey School there. He entered Trinity College, Dublin when only fifteen years of age, one of the first Catholics to do so, eventually earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then decided to become a Roman Catholic priest, and entrolled at the St. Patrick's, Carlow College. He was ordained in 1809, and continued at Carlow as a professor of philosophy and of Moral Theology.
In 1842 Slattery established a foreign mission department in St. Patrick's College, Thurles.
The Michael Slattery Lecture Series
The Michael Slattery Lectures series is held by Carlow College in association with Trinity College Dublin, recognising his connection to both institutions. Participants from the Departments of History, English, History of Art and Architecture from Trinity and the Humanities Department at Carlow College attend.
- Re-interpreting Rebellion in Irish History, The Michael Slattery Lectures, 2008.
- Irish Reputations, The Michael Slattery Lectures, 2009.
- Brady, W. Maziere (1876). The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875. Volume 2. Rome: Tipografia Della Pace. p. 30.
- Archbishop Michael Slattery at Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved on 7 August 2012.
- Paul Cardinal Cullen and the shaping of modern Irish Catholicism By Desmond Bowen
- "Irish Reputations" - The Michael Slattery Lectures, 2009, Carlow College, 2009
- Trinity lecture series begins in Carlow College Carlow Nationalist, Wednesday, 2 January 2008