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About the Collection

The focus of the collection is on trains and railways. The collection comprises books and journals.

The collection prefix before the call number is: O'Sullivan.

The collection is closed.

Biographical History

Fr Gearóid O’Sullivan (1924-2001) was born in Dublin. He was the only son of the revolutionary leader Gearóid O’Sullivan and his wife Maud nee Kieran.  He attended St Mary’s Rathmines and St Vincent’s College, Castleknock before joining the Vincentian community in 1943. After his ordination he completed a BA in UCC and taught in various colleges. In 1970 he completed a MA in Religious Studies in Cambridge University. In the 1970s he established and taught the Diploma in Catechetics which built on the work of Fr James Good. He continued teaching on the NUI Higher Diploma in the Teaching of Religious Education until the mid-90s. He then joined UCC’s Chaplaincy team. 

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Virginia Teehan and Elizabeth Wincott Heckett dedicated The Honan Chapel: a golden vision to O'Sullivan's memory and the book contains an article by him.