Rev. Eugene O’Hea CC


Parish Of Birth
Ardfield / Rathbarry

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Ardfield CC : 1857 – 1859

Cape Clear CC : 1853 – 1857

To distingish him from his younger cousin, Fr. Eugene O’Hea, Adm Leap, he was known as ‘Big Owen’.
He was also a cousin of Most Rev. Michael O’Hea, Bishop of Ross (1858-1876).

Date Of Death

Place Of Burial
Rathbarry Cemetery, Co. Cork

On Saturday the 9th inst. in the 33rd year of his age, deeply regretted by all who knew him, the Rev. Eugene O’Hea, C.C., of Ardfield and Rathbarry. His remains were conveyed to their last resting place in Rathbarry on Monday the 11th., attended by a countless multitude of friends, headed by the Bishop of Ross (Most Rev. Dr. Ml. O’Hea), and all the clergymen of the Diocese (Ross) – Cork Examiner, Wednesday, 20/4/1859.

Associated Links
His cousin, Fr. Eugene O’Hea, Adm.
His cousin, Most Rev. Michael O’Hea