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Royal University of Ireland , Belfast, Cork and Galway

Royal University of Ireland , Belfast, Cork and Galway

Address: Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Blackrock College, Galway, Maynooth, Ireland

Royal University of Ireland , Belfast, Cork and Galway was the successor to the Queen’s University of Ireland, dissolved in 1882 and the graduates, professors, students and colleges of that predecessor were transferred to the new university. It was entitled to grant any degree, similar to that of any other university in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, except in theology.

Royal University of Ireland , Belfast, Cork and Galway had some chancellors, they are Robert Kane (Chemist 1880); William Monsell, 1st baron emly (1885-1894); Reginald Brabazon 12th Earl of Meath; Fitzpatrick, Bernard Edward Barnaby, 2nd Baron Castletown of Upper Ossory (1906-1910).

This university was dissolved on 31 October 1909. Queen’s University of Belfast and the National University of Ireland took over its functions under the Irish Universities Act 1908. The final of this University in 1909 of 350 students was of the Irish Language being compulsory for the new National University.

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