Charles Patrick Meehan

(1812—1890) writer and translator

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(‘Clericus’ of The Nation (1812–1890), historical writer and literary editor. Born in Dublin and ordained at Rome, he served for many years as curate of SS Michael and John Church in Dublin and is best remembered as the confessor of Mangan, whose poems and prose he edited in the 1880s.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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