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Joseph McNally

Brother Joseph McNally (10 August 1923 – 27 August 2002), was an Irish brother from the De La Salle Brothers. He was the founder of St Patrick's Arts Centre, now known as LASALLE College of the Arts, in Singapore.

McNally grew up in County Mayo. He began studying the arts in high school.[3] McNally left his hometown when he was 14 to join the De La Salle Brothers. He completed his novitiate at the De La Salle Retreat in Castletown, and his scholasticate at De La Salle College in Mallow, County Cork. In 1943, after graduating from De La Salle College, McNally taught at the College, where his interest in the arts grew. He took art classes at the Mallow Technical School in the evenings while teaching in the daytime.

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