Very Rev. Denis J. Barry PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
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.