Proclamation Day at St Jarlath’s College, Tuam: congratulations to the winners of the John O’Connor Power Debating Competition.
That Irishman was a mature student at St Jarlath’s 1871-1874. In his last year he lectured in Irish history. He was ranked as one of the greatest orators of the late nineteenth century. In 1906, at the age of sixty, he published The Making of an Orator.