Very Rev. Canon Denis Augustine (Gus) Ahern PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Glanmire

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
23/6/1912

Appointments
Blackrock PP : 14/5/1955 – 17/6/1962

Kilmichael PP : 4/12/1947 – 14/5/1955

Ballincollig CC : 29/7/1928 – 4/12/1947

Kilbrittain CC : 29/7/1923 – 29/7/1928

Schull CC : 14/1/1917 – 29/7/1923

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Sacristan : 1916 – 14/1/1917

Chaplain, Bon Secours Hospital : 1916 – 14/1/1917

Ministry Abroad/Salford, England

Ministry Abroad/Shewsbury, England

Notes
He was a brother of Fr. John J. Ahern, C.C., Cathedral (1917-1926).
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 5/6/1961.

Canon Gus Ahern died in the Hospital of Our Lady of Lourdes in Midleton, to where he had been rushed after suffering a heart attack during the Cork County Championship hurling match between Blackrock and Imokilly at Midleton.

The Funeral Mass of Canon Ahern was celebrated at the Ursuline Convent Church because, since the burning of the parish church, the Ursuline Convent Church was used by the parishioners of Blackrock.

Date Of Death
17/6/1962

Place Of Death
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Midleton, Co.Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Michael’s Church Grounds, Blackrock, Cork

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