Very Rev. Canon Joseph (Joe) Ahern PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Cathedral

Colleges Attended
Irish College, Paris France

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
20/6/1915

Appointments
Ovens PP : 03/1956 – 16/2/1980

Cathedral Adm : 27/10/1949 – 03/1956

Cathedral/Clogheen CC : 24/7/1921 – 27/10/1949

Chaplain, Good Shepherd Convent : 24/7/1921 – 27/10/1949

Ministry Abroad/ Portsmouth, England : 1915 – 1921

Notes
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in 1949.

During his ministry in Portsmouth he acted as Chaplain to a prison on the Isle of White where many Irish Nationalists sympathisers were then incarcerated, including James Joseph Walsh, generally referred to as J.J. Walsh, later to become Minister for Posts and Telegraphs of the Irish Free State (1923-1927).

Date Of Death
16/2/1980

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. John the Baptist Church Grounds, Ovens, Co. Cork

Obituary
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross, presided at the Concelebrated Requiem Mass at which the chief concelebrant was, Right Rev. Dean Bastible, P.P., V.G., St. Patricks.