Parish Of Birth
Ss. Peter & Paul’s
Pontifical Irish College Rome, Italy.
Details Of Ordination
Chapel of the Apollinari University, Rome
Kinsale PP : 21/12/1957 – 15/11/1959
Watergrasshill PP : 8/5/1953 – 21/12/1957
The Lough CC : 27/7/1933 – 8/5/1953
Blackrock CC : 7/7/1929 – 27/7/1933
Douglas CC : 20/11/1927 – 7/7/1929
Chaplain, St Angela’s Convent : 5/10/1924 – 20/11/1927
Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 8/10/1922 – 5/10/1924
Chaplain, Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul, Dunmanway : 1/1/1920 – 8/10/1922
Chaplain, British Forces (First World War) – 1920
Ministry Abroad/ Plymouth : 12/7/1912
Appointed V.F. on the 21/12/1957.
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 2/1/1958.
Canon Hegarty was an uncle of Rev. Dr. Edward J. Hegarty, C.C., Ballyphehane (1961-1968) who died on 24/3/1968 on the Aer Lingus plane crash off the Tuskar Rock lighthouse (Wexford).
Canon Hegarty had an abiding interest in the sport of Rugby. He followed Ireland’s Triple Crown teams at Twickenham, Cardiff and Murrayfield, and will be remembered as the celebrant of the Sunday Mass on the inward bound Fishguard – Cork boat.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Laburnam Park, Wilton, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Eltin’s Cemetery, Kinsale, Co. Cork.
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, Kinsale was, Very Rev. J. A. Phelan, P.P., Portland, Dorset, England (nephew); deacon was, Rev. Dr. Edward J. Hegarty, C.C., St. Patrick’s Cork (nephew); sub-deacon was, Fr. W. R. Hegarty, C.C., Francis St., Dublin (nephew), and the master of ceremonies was, Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Harte, C.C., Kinsale.