Thom's Irish Who's Who/Healy, Ven. John
HEALY, Ven. John, LL.D.; Canon of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, since 1897; late Hon. Chaplain to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; Chaplain to the Bishop of Meath; Archdeacon of Meath since 1914; b. 1850; son of Alderman George Healy, J.P., Dublin; m., 1st, Eunice, dau. of M. le Pasteur Lelièvre; 2nd, Mary, dau. of late Dr. Thornton, of Ballinasloe; has issue three sons and three daus. Educ.: Trinity College, Dublin. Took Holy Orders, 1873; successively Curate of Cootehill; Rector of Killersherdiny, Ballyboy, Ratoath and Kells; takes a leading part in the affairs of the Irish Church, and is Secretary of the Diocese of Meath: devoted to historical and antiquarian studies, especially those relating to Ireland; Secretary for N. Meath of the Royal Society of Irish Antiquaries. Pubns.: The Ancient Irish Church; Art Teaching of the Ancient Irish Church; The Vikings in Ireland; St. Patrick; History of the Diocese of Meath; antiquarian and historical articles in various magazines. Recn.: travel. Res.: Drakestown Rectory, Navan, Co. Meath.