An tAth. Seán Mac Cárthaigh PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Drimoleague

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
22/6/1947

Appointments
Togher PP : 22/3/1980 – 21/10/1981

Upper Mayfield CC : 12/2/1972 – 22/3/1980

South Parish CC : 7/9/1963 – 12/2/1972

St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris : 1/9/1950 – 7/9/1963

Mayfield CC : 1/7/1950

Post Graduation/Maynooth : 1947 – 1950

Notes
During his time as Parish Priest of Togher he was involved in the translation of the Bible into Irish – his contribution being the The Acts of the Apostles. The publication of this work was launched Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, on St. Patrick’s Day 1981.
Being a close friend and colleague of An tAthair Tadhg Ó Murchú, he was a trustee of Brú na Graige, an Irish College at Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry.

Date Of Death
21/10/1981

Place Of Death
Cork Regional Hospital (C.U.H), Cork

Place Of Burial
All Saints Church Grounds, Drimoleague, Co Cork,

Obituary
Solemn Requiem Mass was concelebrated at the Way of the Cross Church, Togher, Cork.

Associated Links
The Bible in the Irish language was published by An Sagart. The Pauline Epistles were translated from Greek to Irish by An tAth Sean. The entire Biobla Naofa is now available on CD-ROM at this
link.