Maurice Day (bishop of Cashel and Waterford)

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Maurice FitzGerald Day (1816–1904) was a Church of Ireland bishop in the last quarter of the 19th century.[1]

Day was educated at Clonmel Endowed School and Trinity College, Dublin [2] and ordained in 1840. He was the incumbent of St Matthias, Dublin from 1843 to 1868 when he became Dean of Limerick.[3] He was Bishop of Cashel, Emly, Waterford and Lismore from 1872[4] until his retirement in 1899.[5] He died on 13 December 1904.[6]


  1. ^ Handbook of British Chronology by Fryde, E. B;. Greenway, D.E; Porter, S; Roy, I: Cambridge, CUP, 1996, ISBN 0-521-56350-X, 9780521563505
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. ^ "A New History of Ireland” by Theodore William Moody, F. X. Martin, Francis John Byrne, Art Cosgrove: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  4. ^ The Times, Friday, Mar 22, 1872; pg. 11; Issue 27331; col D News in Brief
  5. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  6. ^ The Times, Thursday, Dec 15, 1904; pg. 5; Issue 37578; col F Obituary The Rt Rev Maurice Day
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Robert Daly
Bishop of Cashel, Emly, Waterford and Lismore
Succeeded by
Henry Stewart O'Hara