Rev. Seamus (James) O’Muineachain(Monahan) Cp.


Parish Of Birth
The Lough

Colleges Attended
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Pontifical Irish College Rome, Italy.

Details Of Ordination
S. Maria sorpa Minerva, Rome, Italy

Chaplain, Colaiste Mhuire : 1/10/1932 – 9/12/1934

Beal Ath’n Ghaorthaigh CC : 15/8/1931 – 1/10/1932

Chaplain, Sisters of Mercy/Schull : 16/9/1928 – 15/8/1931

Schull CC : 16/9/1928 – 15/8/1931

Ministry Abroad/ Wandsworth, London : 1924 – 1928

In addition to filling his office as chaplain at Colaiste Muire, Douglas(Community of Presentation Bothers), his time was largely occupied with the teaching of religious knowlege in Irish(having studied Irish while as a curate in Beal Ath’n Ghaorthaig) at the Cork School of Commerce, St. Maries of the Isle School and the Model School.

The inscription on his gravestone reads (in Irish):
“His fellow-priests, fellow-Irishmen and friends erected me to the memory of Fr. James Monahan who died 9 December 1934 in the 35th year of his life. He was a diligent priest and true Irishman. May he have a bed with the saints.”

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Clare’s Avenue, Cork (Family home)

Place Of Burial
The Immaculate Conception Church Grounds, The Lough

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Richard J. Dalton, C.C, Ss. Peter and Paul’s; deacon was, Fr. Thomas White, Chaplain,Mount Desert; sub-deacon was, Very Rev. Dr. James Bastible, Diocesan Inspector.