Tuesday, 31 December 2013 16:11

St. Oliver Plunkett - Famous Meath Cleric

St. Oliver Plunkett - A Martyr For Ireland & His Faith Oliver Plunkett, an Irish martyr was executed because of his religious duties to his flock and from his arrest to his execution, his spurious trials made international headlines. His persecutors were intent that there could be only one final decision no matter what defence was offered and the guilty verdict was always a foregone conclusion. Oliver Plunkett, a native of Oldcastle, Co. Meath, was born on 1st November 1629…