Franc Sadleir

1774-1851; b. Clough Prior, Co. Tipperary; Donnellan lecturer 1816, 1817, and 1823; disliked by DUM journalist for his pro-Reform politics; regius professor of Greek, and Provost of TCD, 1837-51; buried in vaults of TCD; one of the first commissioners of funds for education of poor in Ireland; Sermons and Lectures preached in the Chapel, TCD (1821-24); National Schools for Ireland defended in a Letter to Dr. Thorpe (1835). ODNB

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