THE OLDEST BISHOP IN THE WORLD JOHN B MCGINLEY - 1870 - 1972 was born in Croagh, Killybegs. He was ordained in Rome, ITaly and spent much of his early clerical life in the Philippines. He was later made a Bishop in California, USA and is noted as being the world's oldest bishop.
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FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH IRISH CONNECTIONS
There are many well known people throughout the world who were either born in Ireland or have strong Irish connections. Here's a little sample to get things started. Please let us know if there is anyone we should add to this list by going to our CONTACT page.
ARMSTRONG, NEIL The first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong's ancestors were from County Fermanagh
BUFFALO BILL Buffalo Bill's family emigrated to America from Wexford in the mid 19th century during the last Irish Famine. His family name was Coda, later changed to Cody
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