Most Rev. Michael Higgins D.D.
Bishop of Temnus
He held positions of Professor also President at St. Jarlath’s College in Tuam, Co. Galway.
This religious man was born in Ballyheane, Co. Mayo on 6th September 1863.
He attended Ballyheane National School, St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam, Co. Galway, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
He was ordained a priest on February 5th 1888 plus appointed Curate at Robeen, Hollymount in 1889 then Westport during 1891. He returned to St. Jarlath’s College as Professor, became President from there 1903 – 1910. [i]
Apostolic Administrator of Tuam
He was appointed Apostolic Administrator of Tuam. His demise occurred on April 22nd 1918. [iv]
Mayo Men’s Association, New York Journal, Diamond Jubilee Edition 1954 Page 87
[i] Mayo Men’s Association, New York Journal, Diamond Jubilee Edition 1954
[iv] Mayo Men’s Association, New York Journal, Diamond Jubilee Edition 1954