Rev. Cornelius Bowen CC


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
Irish College, Paris France

Details Of Ordination


Glanmire CC : 1885 – 1892

Carrigaline CC : 1881 – 1885

Chaplain, Union Workhouse : 1871 – 1881

He was ordained by the Most Rev. Dr. Walsh, Bishop of Cloyne, in June 1871. He received his first appointment as curate at Mitchelstown – Diocese of Cloyne.

He was a nephew of Fr. James Bowen, P.P., Muintir Bhaire (1877-1885).
He took an active part in the Irish National Land League movement in Glanmire, Co. Cork.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Riverstown, Glanmire, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Tissasson Cemetery, Kinsale, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, was celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church, Cork. The deacon was, Fr. Henry Reed. C.C. St. Finbarr’s South; sub-deacon was, Fr. James Brady, C.C., Dunmanway, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Patrick A. Lyons, C.C., Ss. Peter & Paul’s.