Very Rev. Canon Timothy (Tim) McSweeney PE


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Kilbrittain AP : 12/6/1984 – 9/8/1996

Retired ex Ballineaspaig : 12/6/1984

Ballineaspaig PP : 24/1/1970 – 12/6/1984

Dunmanway PP : 22/1/1969 – 24/1/1970

Drimoleague PP : 29/9/1962 – 22/1/1969

Douglas CC : 1/7/1950 – 29/9/1962

Tracton CC : 18/9/1943 – 1/7/1950

Kilbrittain CC : 10/9/1938 – 18/9/1943

Muintir Bhaire CC : 6/1/1935 – 10/9/1938

Beal Ath’n Ghaorthaigh CC : 1/10/1932 – 6/1/1935

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 3/3/1970.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Patrick’s Hospital, Cork

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

Canon Timothy McSweeney, was the oldest priest of the Dioceses of Cork & Ross when he died at 94 years of age.
A native of Kilmichael parish, Canon McSweeney was ordained at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, in 1928.
He served in parishes across the dioceses and was responsible for the building of the Church of the Real Presence in Curraheen, Cork, and the schools in the Curraheen area. This was while he was parish priest at Ballineaspaig parish (Dennehy’s Cross), where he served for 14 years.
Canon Tim died on August 9th, 1996.
May he rest in the Lord’s peace.

Published in the Cork and Ross Diocesan Directory 1997.

Concelebrated Requiem Mass was celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, Kilbrittain, Co. Cork.