Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Goleen PP : 10/12/1970 – 25/12/1972
Glanmire CC : 12/12/1961 – 10/12/1970
Glandore CC : 1956 – 12/12/1961
Rosscarbery CC : 1948 – 1956
Bealad CC : 1939 – 1948
Ministry – Killaloe Diocese : 1936 – 1939
He was born at Brosna, Co. Kerry – the son of a Department of Agriculture official.
He was a noted hurler, having played with the Skibbereen team in the 1930’s and later trained the Kilmeen team for whom he also played.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Parochial House, Goleen, Co. Cork
Place Of Burial
Our Lady, Star of the Sea, and St. Patrick’s Church Grounds, Goleen, Co. Cork
The Concelebrants of the Solemn Requiem Mass were: Right Rev. Mgr. John Barrett, P.P., V.G., Clonakilty; Very Rev. Kieran Collins, P.P., Ardfield; Very Rev. Tom McGrath, Adm., Rosscarbery; Very Rev. John Tarbett, P.P., Caheragh; Very Rev. Dan Joe McCarthy, P.P., Kilbrittain; Very Rev. Edward T. Fitzgerald, Adm., Glounthaune, and Fr. John J. Murphy, C.C., The Lough. The master’s of ceremonies were, Fr. Donal O’Callaghan, Bishop’s Secretary and Fr. Jerome Kiely, C.C., Goleen.