Unveiling of the portrait by Mrs Olivia Bartlett of The Very Revd T Salmon, Former Dean. 2014

The Candlemas Procession was held at 5pm on the 2nd of February, in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, after which a new portrait, by Olivia Bartlett, of the late Dean, the Very Revd Tom Salmon, was unveiled.

‘A cleric of patent holiness, a scholar and a family man’ was how the former Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, the Very Revd Tom Salmon, was remembered.

The Very Revd Thomas Noel Salmon who died on 20 July 2013 in his 101st year, was the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, from 1967 until his retirement in 1988.

Portraits of Herbert Kennedy and John Paterson hang in the Chapter Room while among the portraits of the archbishops of Dublin, which are hung in the cathedral, are two who had been Deans of Christ Church – Charles Cobbe, by Francis Bindon, and Richard Chenevix Trench, by Sir Thomas Jones.

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