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Maynooth seminary

Maynooth seminary. When catholic seminaries in France were closed by the Revolution, the Irish hierarchy asked to open one in Ireland. The British government approved, since it might remove young Irish priests from the contamination of foreign revolutionary doctrines, and Camden, the lord-lieutenant, laid the foundation stone of St Patrick's College, Maynooth, in 1796. The government provided an annual grant which the Ministry of All the Talents in 1806 wished to increase. In 1845 Peel, as part of his reorganization of Irish higher education, increased the grant again, leading Gladstone to resign from the cabinet, though his reasons for doing so remained a mystery, particularly after he had explained them. Peel's action was seen by the unbending Tories as yet another betrayal and there was massive petitioning against the bill. But when Gladstone found himself prime minister in 1868 he re-endowed the college as compensation for stopping the grant.

J. A. Cannon

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Maynooth

Maynooth (mā´nōōth, mānōōth´), town (1991 pop. 6,027), Co. Kildare, E Republic of Ireland. It is the seat of St. Patrick's College (1795), the principal institution in Ireland for training Roman Catholic clergy, now a constituent college of the National Univ. of Ireland. Some of the buildings were designed by A. W. Pugin. Near the college are the ruins of Maynooth Castle, also called Geraldine Castle, founded c.1176. It was besieged in the reign of Henry VIII and dismantled in the 17th cent.

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Maynooth

Maynooth a village in County Kildare in the Republic of Ireland, which is the site of St Patrick's College, a Roman Catholic seminary founded in 1795.

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Maynooth

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