Parish Of Birth
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.