Rev. Francis (Frank) McCarthy


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
Pontifical Irish College Rome, Italy.

Details Of Ordination
Rome, Italy

Chaplain, Honan Home : 14/5/1955 – 31/8/1957

Chaplain, St. Finbarr’s Hospital : 19/10/1934 – 14/5/1955

St. Patrick’s (Lr. Rd.) Sacristan : 1916 – 19/10/1934

Chaplain, St Patrick’s Hospital and Fever : 1916 – 19/10/1934

He was an authority on church music and a very talented interpreter of classical music, and for many years presided at the organ at the Cathedral. During his appointment at St. Patrick’s Hospital, he was also organist at St. Patrick’s Church, Lower Road, Cork.
He was a cousin of the brothers; Fr. Cornelius Cokley (ret.) and Fr. James J. Coakley, C.C., Ahiohill (1937-1939).

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
South Infirmary Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Bandon, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Finbarr’s South Church, Cork. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Timothy A. Coffey. C.C., St. Finbarr’s South; deacon was, Fr. Patrick Fullam, C.C., Church of the Immaculate Conception (The Lough); sub-deacon was, Fr. John Crowley, C.F., Collins Barracks, Cork, and Fr. Declan O’Connor, C.C, Turner’s Cross was master of ceremonies.

Associated Links
His cousin, Fr. Cornelius Coakley
His cousin, Fr. James J. Coakley