Rev. Jeremiah O’Donovan CC


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Carrigfada CC : 1938 – 15/4/1942

Union Hall CC : 1930 – 1938

Cape Clear CC : 05/1927 – 1930

Skibbereen CC : 1926 – 05/1927

At the time of his death, Fr. O’Donovan was cycling home to Carrigfada(Rosscarbery) from Skibbereen, as he reached to top of Connonagh Hill (on the road from Skibbereen to Rosscarbery), he apparently collapsed. When he was discovered he was beyond medical aid.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Connonagh Hill, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Peter’s Church Grounds, Carrigfada, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. D. Moynihan, Bishop of Ross presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The Requiem Mass was celebrated by Fr. Kieran Collins, C.C., Rosscarbery; Fr. Patrick E. Collins, C.C., Union Hall, was deacon; Fr. Joseph Rice, C.C., Clonakilty, was sub-deacon, and Fr. John Barrett, C.C., Skibbreeen, was master of ceremonies.