Very Rev. Canon David Horgan PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Kilmurry

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

Details Of Ordination
The Cathedral, Cork
1832

Appointments
Ballincollig PP : 1847 – 16/5/1872

Ballincollig Adm. : 1844 – 1847

Kinsale CC : 1838 – 1844

Kilmurry CC – 1838

Innishannon CC

Chaplain, House of Industry : 1832

Notes
On the 17th April 1832, a few weeks prior to Canon Horgan’s ordination, a cholera epidemic broke out in Cork, and as indicated above, his first appointment was as Chaplain to the House of Industry on the South Terrace (Cork City)

A few years before his death he obtained a lease of a field adjacent to the then village of Ballincollig, in which, with the aid of the parishioners, he erected the present-day St Mary & St. John’s Church (1866).

He was appointed Canon of the newly-established Cathedral Chapter on the 23/2/1858.
His nephew, Fr. Daniel Horgan, C.C., Schull (1864-1865), predeceased him -having died of fever.

Date Of Death
16/05/1872

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Mary & St. John’s Church Grounds, Ballincollig. Co. Cork

Obituary
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass was, Very Rev. John Canon Falvey, P.P., V.G., St. Patrick’s; deacon was, Fr. Bolger; sub-deacon was, Fr. Bowes, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Cotter.