Matthew Archdeacon

1843-?; b. Kanturk, Co. Cork; ed. Banteer National School; later master at same; monitor, 1858, teacher of Clonmeen School, 1864-74; principal of Banteer, 1874; contrib. verse to Young Ireland, Cork Examiner, Irish Educational Almanac, The Fermoy Monthly Illustrated Journal, Shamrock, Dublin Weekly News, and Pen and Pencil (Glasgow). PI