Episode 35 – John Ireland
John Ireland came from Burnchurch and he became the first Archbishop of Minnesota. He commissioned the construction of the beautiful cathedral of St Pauls and was pivotal in setting up educational institutions in the area. John Ireland Boulevard is a long street in Minnesota that is named after him. Historian Donal Sheridan from Ennisnag tells up about his life and the monument erected to his memory close to the family home in Burnchurch.