[Rev.] Edward Nangle

1799-1883; b. Kildalkey, Athboy, Co. Meath; ed. TCD; ministered in Athboy and Arava; rented Achill, 1821; fnd. Protestant missionary colony; est. school, church, hospital, and printing press; ed. the Achill Missionary Herald and Western Witness attacking ‘superstition and idolatry of Church of Rome’; accused of souperism; his conversions attracted animosity of John McHale of Tuam; rector of Skreen, 1852-73; fluent in Irish; Introduction to the Irish Language (1854); colony defunct by 1879; strenuously opposed Land League. DIH

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