Very Rev. Canon Michael Roche PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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

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

Dunmanway PP : 10/11/1957 – 21/1/1968

Muintir Bhaire PP : 8/3/1943 – 10/11/1957

Innishannon CC : 8/10/1937 – 8/3/1943

Clontead Adm : 14/4/1935 – 8/10/1937

Haulbowline CC : 3/2/1929 – 14/4/1935

Chaplain, Cork Mental Hospital : 3/5/1925 – 3/2/1929

Glenville CC : 31/10/1920 – 3/5/1925

Chaplain, Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul, Dunmanway : 1917 – 31/10/1920

Ministry Abroad/Glasgow : 1915 – 1917

He was a nephew of Fr. John W. Roche, P.P.(Clontead)

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 2/7/1963.

In the era of his appointment as curate at Haulbowline, the island, being part of the Parish of Monkstown, had a considerable civilian population.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Church Grounds, Dunmanway, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Ven. Archdeacon Arthur Stritch, P.P., V.F., Kinsale; deacon was, Very Rev. Jerh. Canon O’Mahony, P.P., Douglas; sub-deacon was, Very Rev. Robert Canon Powell, Adm., Cathedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dan Canon Connolly, P.P., Ss. Peter & Paul’s.

Associated Links
His uncle, Very Rev. John W. Roche, P.P.