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Cullen, Father

The curate of Father John.

"He was educated at Maynooth, was the son of a little farmer in the neighbourhood, was perfectly illiterate, but chiefly showed his dissimilarity to the parish priest by his dirt and untidiness. He was a violent politician.... He was as zealous for his religion as for his politics. A disciple less likely to make converts than Father Cullen it would he difficult to imagine; in language most violent and ungrammatical - in appearance most uncouth - in argument most unfair" - The Macdermots of Ballycloran