15 Notable alumni of
Carlow College

Carlow College is 3166th in the world, 1004th in Europe, and 16th in Ireland by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 15 notable alumni from Carlow College sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Peter Lalor

    Peter Lalor
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1827-1889 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter Fintan Lalor was an Irish-Australian rebel and, later, politician who rose to fame for his leading role in the Eureka Rebellion, an event controversially identified with the "birth of democracy" in Australia.

  2. John O'Leary

    John O'Leary
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1830-1907 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    poetjournalist
    Biography

    John O'Leary was an Irish republican and a leading Fenian. He studied both law and medicine but did not take a degree and for his involvement in the Irish Republican Brotherhood he was imprisoned in England during the nineteenth century.

  3. Michael O'Hanrahan

    Michael O'Hanrahan
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1877-1916 (aged 39)
    Occupations
    revolutionary
    Biography

    Michael O'Hanrahan was an Irish rebel who was executed for his active role in the 1916 Easter Rising.

  4. Willie Redmond

    Willie Redmond
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1861-1917 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    military personnelbarristerpolitician
    Biography

    William Hoey Kearney Redmond was an Irish nationalist politician, lawyer and soldier, who was killed in action in World War I.

  5. James Fintan Lalor

    James Fintan Lalor
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1807-1849 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    writerauthorjournalist
    Biography

    James Fintan Lalor was an Irish revolutionary, journalist, and “one of the most powerful writers of his day.” A leading member of the Irish Confederation (Young Ireland), he was to play an active part in both the Rebellion in July 1848 and the attempted Rising in September of that same year. Lalor's writings were to exert a seminal influence on later Irish leaders such as Michael Davitt, James Connolly, Pádraig Pearse, and Arthur Griffith.

  6. John England

    John England
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1786-1842 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    John England was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Charleston, South Carolina. England served as a priest in Cork, where, before being appointed to Charleston, he was very active in the movement for Catholic Emancipation.

  7. Patrick John Ryan

    Patrick John Ryan
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1831-1911 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Patrick John Ryan was an Irish-born prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1884 until his death in 1911.

  8. Thomas Kelly-Kenny

    Thomas Kelly-Kenny
    Years
    1840-1914 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    General Sir Thomas Kelly-Kenny, GCB, GCVO was a British Army general who served in the Second Boer War.

  9. John O'Hanlon

    John O'Hanlon
    Years
    1821-1905 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    John Canon O'Hanlon MRIA was an Irish Catholic priest, scholar and writer who also published poetry and illustrations, and involved himself in Irish politics. He is best known as a folklorist and a hagiographer, and in particular for his comprehensive Lives of the Irish Saints.

  10. Thomas Nangle

    Thomas Nangle
    Years
    1889-1972 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Thomas Matthew Mary Nangle was a Newfoundland cleric, military chaplain of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during World War I, diplomat and later a Rhodesian politician and farmer.

  11. Andrew Killian

    Andrew Killian
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1872-1939 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priest
    Biography

    Andrew Killian was an Irish clergyman and the fourth Archbishop of Adelaide. Born and ordained in Ireland, Killian moved to Australia, where he became Bishop of Port Augusta before succeeding Robert Spence as Archbishop of Adelaide.

  12. Lawrence Geoffrey Power

    Lawrence Geoffrey Power
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1841-1921 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lawrence Geoffrey Power, was a Canadian lawyer and politician.

  13. James J. Davis

    James J. Davis
    Years
    1852-1926 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    James J. Davis was a 20th-century bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as the third bishop of the Diocese of Davenport in the state of Iowa from 1906 to 1926.

  14. Thomas Fitzpatrick

    Thomas Fitzpatrick
    Years
    1832-1900 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Thomas Fitzpatrick, born in Virginia, County Cavan, Ireland, became a prominent London physician and member of the Royal College of Physicians. He was the son of James and Elizabeth (née Lawler) Fitzpatrick and born in the Headfort Arms Hotel, Virginia where his parents were the proprietors. From a privileged upbringing Thomas was educated at St. Patrick's, Carlow College, a school well noted for turning out many fine Catholic theologians. However his university education at Trinity College, Dublin enabled him to distinguish himself in medicine where he qualified with a BA in 1853, MA in 1854, MB and MD by 1856. During this time Thomas Fitzpatrick also practiced as a doctor in the Co. Cavan village of Mullagh before entering service during 1856 with the British East India Company as an assistant surgeon, an experience which was to leave a lasting impression on him, through his future attitudes towards primitive medicine, magic and religion.

  15. Patrick Phelan

    Patrick Phelan
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1856-1925 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Bishop Patrick Phelan DD was Roman Catholic Bishop of Sale, Victoria, Australia.