Parish Of Birth
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.
His brother, Very Rev. John Canon Murphy, Adm.
His uncle, Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Carey, PP