Very Rev. Canon James Hegarty PP


Parish Of Birth
Carraig na bhFear

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

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

Glanmire PP : 1886 – 3/6/1905

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Adm : 1874 – 1886

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 1872 – 1874

Glounthaune CC : 1866 – 1870

Douglas CC : 1863 – 1866

Muintir Bhaire CC : 1860 – 1863

Watergrasshill CC : 1860 – 1860

His first appointment, after ordination, was to Watergrasshill, however, he changed with Fr. Thomas Palmer for Muintir Bhaire (Durrus).
In May 1870, during his time as curate in Glounthaune he was sent to America with Fr. Michael B. Buckley, Adm. Ss. Peter & Pauls, to collect funds for the Cork Cathedral. A sum of ?5,000 was collected during that mission.
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in 1878.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Glanmire, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Carrignavar, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Glanmire. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. John Russell, C.C., Glanmire; deacon was, Fr. Timothy Murphy, C.C., Durrus; sub-deacon was, Fr. Charles A. Walsh, C.C., Clontead, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Martin Murphy, C.C., Cathedral.