Very Rev. Denis Forrest PP


Parish Of Birth

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

Details Of Ordination
Ursuline Convent Chapel, Blackrock, Cork

Drimoleague PP : 1897 – 28/2/1917

Goleen PP : 09/1879 – 1897

Dunmanway CC : 1869 – 09/1879

Ballinhassig CC : 1867 – 1869

Watergrasshill CC : 1864 – 1867

Schull CC : 1863 – 1864

Goleen CC : 1860 – 1863

He was a brother of Very Rev. Andrew Forrest, P.P., Innishannon (1896-1917).

He was interred beside the church (Drimoleague) in a vault where also are laid the remains of two former pastors: Very Rev. John Ryan (1817-1850) & Very Rev. John D. Creedon (1851-1872).

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Drimoleague, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
All Saints Church Grounds, Drimoleague, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Denis Murphy, St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris; deacon was, Fr. Timothy O’Sullivan, C.C., Kinsale; sub-deacon was, Fr. Laurence Callanan, C.C., Drinagh, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. John V. Hurley, C.C, Bantry.