Very Rev. Canon Denis O’Donoghue PP


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Bandon PP : 2/9/1957 – 12/9/1962

Tracton PP : 28/9/1949 – 2/9/1957

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 8/9/1935 – 28/9/1949

Douglas CC : 7/7/1929 – 8/9/1935

Tracton CC : 4/9/1927 – 7/7/1929

Murragh and Templemartin CC : 29/7/1923 – 4/9/1927

Beal Ath’n Ghaorthaigh CC : 14/1/1917 – 29/7/1923

Douglas AP – 14/1/1917

Ministry Abroad/Exeter, England

Appointed Vicar Forane (V.F.) of the Bandon Deanery on the 2/9/1957.
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 8/10/1957.

Canon O’ Donoghue was one of a family which made notable contributions to Irish literature. A fluent Irish speaker and M.A. in Celtic studies, he was a brother of Professor Tadgh O’Donoghue, Professor of Old Irish at U.C.C., who wrote under the pseudonym “Torna”, and Eamon O’Donoghue, Professor of Modern Irish at U.C.C.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St Patrick’s Cemetery, Bandon, Co. Cork

His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Solemn Office and Requiem High Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was Fr. Denis O’Donoghue, C.C. Bandon, with Very Rev. James Canon Bastible P.P., St. Patrick’s as deacon, and Very Rev. Robert Canon Powell Adm. Cathedral as sub-deacon. The Master of Ceremonies was Very Rev. Daniel Canon Connolly.