Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Mary & St. Anne’s Cathedral, Cork
Douglas PP : 14/7/1933 – 1/10/1953
Drimoleague PP : 25/3/1917 – 14/7/1933
Bandon CC : 3/3/1912 – 25/3/1917
Bantry CC : 25/6/1900 – 3/3/1912
Kealkill CC : 19/7/1896 – 25/6/1900
Chaplain, Sisters of Mercy/Bantry : 8/10/1891 – 19/7/1896
Chaplain, Fever Hospital, Cork : 04/1890 – 8/10/1891
Chaplain, Reparation Convent : 04/1890 – 8/10/1891
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 25/9/1935
During his period of time as Parish Priest in Drimoleague he was responsible for the erection the Sacred Heart Church in Drinagh, Co. Cork.
He was an uncle of Fr. John Murphy, CC, Kilmurry (1962-1968), and a cousin of Fr. James Hurley, Diocesan Secretary ( 1931-1949 )
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Columba’s Church Grounds, Douglas, Cork.
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Solemn Office and Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was Rev. John Murphy, C.C., Military Hill (nephew); the deacon was Rev. James Horgan, C.C., Gurranebraher and the sub-deacon was Rev. Daniel Hurley, C.C. Bantry. Rev. Dr. Daniel Connolly, St. Finbarr’s Seminary, was the master of ceremonies.