Very Rev. Canon Matthew McSwiney PP


Parish Of Birth
Rathpeacon (Diocese of Cloyne)

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

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

Glounthaune PP : 16/3/1957 – 10/10/1972

Ballinhassig PP : 8/3/1943 – 16/3/1957

Muintir Bhaire PP : 11/4/1935 – 8/3/1943

Chaplain, Mercy Hospital/Cork : 11/4/1913 – 1917

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 11/4/1913 – 11/4/1935

Chaplain, Clifton Convalescent Home : 16/9/1904 – 11/4/1913

He was a brother of Very Rev. John McSwiney, P.P., Kilbrittain (1930-1946).
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 9/2/1954.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Glounthaune, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross was the principal celebrant of the Concelebrated Requiem Mass. The other concelebrants were; Fr. Wm. Shinkwin, C.C., Baile an Easpaig and Fr. Michael Cahalane, C.C., The Lough. The master of ceremonies was; Fr. Donal O’Callaghan, Bishop’s Secretary.

Associated Links
His brother, Very Rev. John.