WM-BMRE-0151

Record Date: 
10 December 2018
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Beneath this stone lieth the body
               of the late
      Very Rev Luke Doyle P P

                   Vicar General of Meath
                                    enlightened
                                    for heaven
next           yea of November 1824

This monument was erected to his memory
by his affectionate brother Nicholas Doyle

Memorial Type: 
Table tomb
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.493286111111
Longitude: 
-7.6710194444444
People commemorated: 
Title: 
Very Rev P P, Vicar General of Meath
Name: 
Luke
Surname: 
Doyle
Date of death - month: 
November
Date of death - year: 
1824
Relationship with first person: 
Brother
Name: 
Nicholas
Surname: 
Doyle
Notes: 

  
  The epitah wording is very faded on this stone. The stone has slipped off its supports.

  Luke Doyle was born in Killeenbrack in 1786 and studied at Navan and Maynooth, where
  he lectured at the Diocesan semunary
  He served as curate in Milltown, Navan and Moyvore before being appointed Adm.,
  Kilbeggan in 1818.  He was appointed P.P. of Tubber in 1820 and Clare in 1822 when
  he became Master of Conference and Vicar-General of the Diocese.   
  (from Cogan - History of Meath Diocese Ancient and Modern)