Michael Russell (bishop of Waterford and Lismore)
|Reference style||The Most Reverend|
|Spoken style||Your Grace|
Born in Loughmore, Thurles, Co Tipperary, in 1920, he was educated at the Christian Brothers School in Thurles, before studying for the priesthood at St Patrick’s College in Maynooth. Ordained on 17 June 1945, he was awarded a doctorate in canon law in 1948.
Russell is survived by his brothers, Conor and Seán.