Very Rev. Canon John Foley PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Unspecified

Details Of Ordination
Cork
1/10/1841

Appointments
Kilmurry PP : 1867 – 30/6/1893

Innishannon PP : 1860 – 1867

Goleen PP : 09/1855 – 1860

Kilmurry CC : 1848 – 09/1855

Dunmanway CC : 1844 – 1848

Chaplain, Bandon : 1841 – 1844

Notes
For an insight into the work of Canon Foley during his appointment as Parish Priest in Goleen and in Kilmurry, we would recommend:
(a) Famine in West Cork, The Mizen Peninsula, Land and People, 1800 – 1852, by Patrick Hickey,
(b) The Slow Sunrise, Land Reform-Labour-Home Rule in Mid Cork, 1865 -1881, by Michael Galvin.

Date Of Death
30/6/1893

Place Of Death
Crookstown, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Joseph’s Church Grounds, Cloughduv, Co. Cork

Obituary
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Cloughduv was, Fr. Cornelius O’Driscoll, C.C., Kilmurry; deacon was, Fr. Daniel McNamara, Cathedral; sub-deacon was, Fr. Daniel O’Shea, St. Marie’s of the Isle.