1939 – Born on August 16th in Drumcalpin, Laragh, County Cavan. Irish Catholic clergyman.
– He was educated at Caulfield National School, Laragh, St Patrick’s College, Cavan, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, and the Irish College, Rome, where he was ordained in February.
1964 – He was ordained as a priest on February 22nd.
1967 – He received a Doctorate in Canon Law at the Lateran University.
– His first appointment was as professor in St Patrick’s College, Cavan.
1980 – He was appointed Vice-Rector of the Irish College, Rome.
1987-1993 – Became Rector of the College, a post he held until he returned to Ireland to become Parish Priest of Castletara, Co. Cavan (Ballyhaise).
1995-1996 – He was ordained Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, and on the retirement of Cardinal Cahal B. Daly, succeeded as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland on the 1st of October
– He became the Archbishop of Armagh on November 23rd.
– Archbishop Brady is currently Chairman of the Irish Episcopal Conference.