Bernard Maguire (1869–1948)
Father Bernard Maguire of Cloghger was the rector of the Irish College at Salamanca for ten years before 1914, when he became the curate and later the parish priest of Inniskeen until his death in 1948. He was a distinguished scholar and was renowned for his ability to sermonize. The Irish College at Salamanca was the most famous of the Irish colleges in Spain. It was founded, at the petition of Father Thomas White, by a decree of King Philip III of Spain, dated 1592, and opened in 1593 with the title El Real Colegio de Nobles Irlandeses.
Una Agnew, The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttenhole in Heaven (Dublin: Columba Press, 1998), 57–62.