Daniel Murray, Archbishop of Dublin, Is Born in Arklow, Co. Wicklow

  • April 18, 1768

Daniel Murray (1768, at Sheepwalk, near Arklow, Ireland – Dublin, 1852) was a Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin.

He was born on 18 April 1768 at Sheepwalk, near Arklow, County Wicklow, the son of Thomas and Judith Murray. His parents were farmers. At the age of eight he went to Thomas Betagh’s school at Saul’s Court, near Christchurch Cathedral. At sixteen, Archbishop John Carpenter sent him to the Irish College at Salamanca, completing his studies at the University of Salamanca. He was ordained priest in 1792 at the age of twenty-four.