Rev. Cornelius Coakley CC


Parish Of Birth

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

Details Of Ordination
North Presentation Convent, Cork

Retired ex Blackrock CC

Blackrock CC : 20/5/1914

Farran CC : 14/9/1903 – 20/5/1914

Kilbrittain CC : 24/7/1898 – 14/9/1903

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 14/3/1897 – 24/7/1898

Chaplain, Presentation Convent(South) : 22/11/1896 – 14/3/1897

He was a brother of Fr. James J. Coakley, C.C., Ahiohill (1937-1939), and a cousin of Fr. Frank McCarthy, Chaplain, Honan Home (1955-1957).
During his assignment in Blackrock, his health, which was never over-robust, broke down, and he left for Australia in hopes that a more suitable climate would prove beneficial. After some time he returned to Cork, and spent his latter years as a patient at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Wellington Road, Cork
He was a student of Irish history and archaeology, and he was a regular contributor to the Cork Archaeological Journal.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Patrick’s Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Church Grounds, Dunmanway, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Patrick’s, Lower Road, Cork. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Denis Deasy, Farranferris; deacon was, Fr. Edward O’Flynn, C.C., The Lough; sub-deacon was, Fr. Richard Barrett, C.C., Blackrock, and master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral.