Mgr. Patrick O’Riordan PP VG


Parish Of Birth

Details Of Ordination


St. Patricks (Lower Rd.) PP : 1887 – 23/10/1893

Kinsale PP : 1874 – 1887

Cathedral Adm : 18/2/1867 – 1874

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 1857 – 18/2/1867

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 1847 – 1857

He was ordained in 1847 for the Archdiocese of Dublin but in the same year affialiated to Cork, his home diocese.

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in 1867.
Appointed Vicar Forane (V.F.) of the Kinsale deanery in 1874.
Appointed Papal Prelate with title of Monsignor in 1888.

In 1873 he purchased a plot of land in Croghtamore and assigned it in 1879 to Mgr. Henry Neville upon trust for church purposes. Today, the Church of the Immaculate Conception (The Lough) occupies the site.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, St. Patrick’s, Lower Rd., Cork

Place Of Burial
Good Shepherd Convent, Sundays Well, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Augustine Canon Maguire, P.P., St. Finbarr’s South; deacon was, Fr. Michael O’Sullivan, C.C., Ss. Peter & Paul’s; sub-deacon was, Fr. William X. McCarthy, Chaplain, St. Raphael’s Asylum for the Blind, and the master of ceremonies were Fr’s. Joseph O’Keeffe, C.C., and John Cassidy, C.C., St. Patrick’s.