Archdeacon John Cotter PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
Pontifical Irish College Rome, Italy.

Details Of Ordination
Rome, Italy

Blackrock PP : 18/9/1901 – 7/3/1914

Kinsale PP : 18/9/1887 – 18/9/1901

Dunmanway PP : 1875 – 18/9/1887

South Parish CC : 1870 – 1875

Bandon CC : 1869 – 1870

Ovens CC : 1855 – 1869

Chaplain, St. Maries of the Isle : 1854 – 1855

Chaplain, Fever Hospital, Cork : 1854 – 1855

Post-Graduate Studies/Irish College. Rome : 1851 – 1852

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter & Vicar Forane (V.F.) of the Kinsale Deanery in1887
Appointed Archdeacon in 1901.
He was an uncle of Patrick J. O’Sullivan (Sub-Deacon).

During his time in Kinsale he introduced the Presentation Brothers to the Parish.
As a result of his association with the Vincentian Congregation in Cork – having received his classical education at St. Vincent’s College, Cork, he established a course for the education of priests for the foreign missions at Mill Hill, London, and each year he made generous contributions to the above College.
The old links which bound him to his Alma Mater were never loosened. In furtherance of this desire, he made arrangements with the President if the Irish College in Rome for the free education each year of a certain number of priests for the Diocese of Cork.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Blackrock, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Michael’s Church Grounds, Blackrock, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Thomas Barrett, P.P. Passage West; deacon was, Fr. James O’Leary, P.P., Inchigeela; sub-deacon was, Fr. Michael A. Kiely, C.C, Ss. Peter & Paul’s.