Dean Denis (Denny) Murphy PP VG


Parish Of Birth

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

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

The Lough PP : 14/5/1955 – 16/12/1969

Bantry PP : 01/1953 – 14/5/1955

Enniskeane PP : 4/2/1946 – 01/1953

Enniskeane Adm : 1/12/1945 – 4/2/1946

St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris/President : 13/2/1938 – 1945

St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris : 3/3/1912 – 13/2/1938

Chaplain, Sisters of Mercy/Bantry : 1911 – 3/3/1912

Post-Graduate Studies/Maynooth : 1909 – 1911

He was a nephew of Canon Jeremiah Carey, P.P., Carrigaline and a brother of Very Rev. John Canon Murphy, Adm. South Parish

Among his classmates while studying at Maynooth was the late Bishop Galvin of the Maynooth Mission to China
Whilst teaching at St. Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, he numbered among his pupils the late Bishop Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross.

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 8/7/1938.
Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese on the 8/4/1961.
Appointed Dean of the Cathedral Chapter on the 16/12/1965.

Dean Murphy was in charge of the Diocese during Bishop Lucey’s absence at the Second Vatican Council in Rome.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Immaculate Conception Grounds, The Lough, Cork

The Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated the Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross. The deacon was,Very Rev. James Canon Bastible, P.P., St Patrick’s; sub-deacon was, Very Rev. Robert Canon Powell, Adm., Cathedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dan Canon Connolly, P.P., Ss.Peter & Paul’s.

Associated Links
His brother, Very Rev. John Canon Murphy, Adm.
His uncle, Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Carey, PP