Rev. Dr. John G O’Neill


Parish Of Birth

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Finbarr’s Seminary Chapel, Farranferris, Cork

Lecturer U.C.C./Ancient Clasics : 1/7/1953 – 10/8/1965

Chaplain, St. Columba Novitiate : 1/7/1953 – 10/8/1965

Sick Leave : 23/10/1943 – 1/7/1953

Chaplain, Lota : 17/1/1943 – 23/10/1943

St Patrick’s College Maynooth/Prof. Classics : 16/9/1928 – 14/10/1941

Post-Graduate Studies/Chicago : 1924 – 1928

At a meeting of the Irish Hierarchy on Tuesday (16th October 1928) in Maynooth, Rev. John O’Neill, MA (NUI), PhD (Chicago) was appointed to the Chair of Ancient Classics – Southern Star, October 20, 1928.
After ordination he went to the University of Chicago to persue his wrk on the ancient classics. While there he took part in an archaeological expedition to Greece and the Holy Land. He obtained the PhD degree at the University of Chicago on a work published by him on ancient Corinth.
During the year 1927-1928 he lectured in Ancient Classics in theUniversity of Illinois.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Patrick’s Hospital, Belmont Park, Waterford

Place Of Burial
Brothers of Charity Cemetery, Lota, Cork