Archdeacon Michael B. O’Shea PP VG


Parish Of Birth
South Parish

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

St. Patricks (Lower Rd.) PP : 1848 – 11/12/1870

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Adm : 1829 – 1848

Chaplaincy/Unknown – Cork City – 1829

South Parish CC

He was appointed Archdeacon of the newly-established Cathedral Chapter on the 23/2/1858.
Prior to 1848, St. Patrick’s Church was a Chapel-of-Ease for the Cathedral. In 1848 Bishop Delany created the Parish of St. Patrick’s, Lower Road, and Archdeacon O’Shea was appointed its first parish priest.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, King St. (McCurtain St), Cork

Place Of Burial
Interred in the Vault of St. Patrick’s Church, Lower Rd., Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Delany, Bishop of Cork, was the celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass; deacon was, Fr. Joseph Shinkwin, C.C., Cathedral; sub-deacon was, Fr. Patrick Hurley, C.C., Blackrock, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. William Lane, St. Patrick’s (Lower Rd) Sacristan.