Daniel McGettigan (1815 - 1887):
Archbishop, Roman Catholic
Daniel McGettigan was born in Mevagh, County Donegal. He was educated at Navan and Maynooth and was ordained in 1839. He served as parish priest in Ballyshannon until he became coadjutor to the Bishop of Raphoe in 1856, eventually succeeding to the see in 1861. In 1870 he was appointed Archbishop of Armagh, his original refusal to accept the position having been overruled by the Pope.