Parish Of Birth
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.