Very Rev. Canon John Galvin PP


Parish Of Birth

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

Details Of Ordination
Ursuline Convent Chapel, Blackrock, Cork

Blackrock PP : 1878 – 14/1/1882

Glounthaune PP : 1877 – 1878

Cathedral Adm : 1874 – 1877

Cathedral CC : 1865 – 1874

Passage West CC : 1859 – 1865

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in 1874.
Cardinal Henry Newman, Rector of the Catholic Univesity, Dublin, on hearing John Galvin – then a student at Maynooth College, singing the Dies Irae at a Requiem Mass in the College, remarked “that for the first time he felt the full charm of the music of the Church”.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Blackrock, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Michael’s Church Grounds, Blackrock, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Delany, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Monsignor George Sheehan, P.P., St. Patrick’s; deacon was, Fr William Madden, C.C., Cathedral; sub-deacon was, Fr. Murphy, St. Finbarr’s Seminary