Very Rev. Canon Jeremiah Fehily PP


Parish Of Birth
Enniskeane / Desertserges

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

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

Ss. Peter & Paul’s PP : 17/1/1939 – 10/5/1962

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 14/1/1917 – 17/1/1939

Chaplain, Cork Mental Hospital : 1913 – 14/1/1917

South Parish Assistant CC : 1907 – 1913

Chaplain, Sisters of Mercy/Cork : 15/7/1907 – 1913

Chaplain, Kinsale Workhouse : 23/7/1905 – 15/7/1907

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on 27/3/1939.
He was a cousin of the brothers; Fr. Laurence Cummins, C.C., Kinsale (1889-1900) and Fr. Daniel Cummins, Chaplain (ret.), Reparation Convent (1925-1943).
He became a devoted and enthusiastic member of the Legion of Mary when it was introduced to Cork in 1927.
He was also a life-long member of the Irish Red Cross Society and an honorary vice-president of the Cork branch.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Paul’s Home, Bushmount, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Cork

His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. C. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Office and Solemn Requien Mass.
The celebrant of the Mass was Fr. Tom Fehily, Dublin (nephew); the deacon was V. Rev. Thomas Canon O’Keeffe, P.P., Glanmire, and sub-deacon was V. Rev. James Bastible P.P., St. Patrick’s. The masters of ceremonies were Right Rev. Mgr. Denis Murphy P.P. V.G., The Lough, and Rev Dr. Carthach McCarthy, Farranferris.