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Most Rev. Bartholomew Crotty


Parish Of Birth
Clonakilty / Darrara

Details Of Ordination


Bishop : 1833 - 1846

Born in 1769. Dr Crotty was one of the first students of the re-established Irish College in Lisbon, Portugal. He then served on the staff of the college for almost 20 years. He was rector of the College in Lisbon from 1799 to 1811 when he returned to Ireland to Cloyne. He was elected President of recently opened Maynooth College from 1813 to 1833 when he was appointed Bishop of Cloyne and Ross -- the only former rector of the Lisbon College to become a bishop in Ireland.

Date Of Death

Place Of Burial
Buried at Presentation Convent, Midleton.