1882 - Born in Claremorris, County Mayo, Ireland, on the 11th of October, at the height of the Land Wars in Ireland.
1908 - He was ordained Catholic priest on 18th of April.
1942 - D'Alton become Coadjutor Bishop of Meath on 25th of April.
1943-1946 - On 16th June, he became Catholic bishop of Meath.
1946 - He transferred to become Catholic archbishop of Armagh on 13th of June.
1953 - Archbishop D'Alton was raised to the cardinalate on 12th of January.
1963 - D'Alton died in Ara Coeli, the residence of the Archbishop of Armagh, on 1st of February.
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