Very Rev. Edward J. (Ned) Lambe PP


Parish Of Birth
Hollyford, Co. Tipperary (Cashel Diocese)

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Thurles Co Tipperary, Ireland.

Details Of Ordination
Pro-Cathedral, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Watergrasshill PP : 23/3/1962 – 24/11/1973

Rath and the Islands PP : 1951 – 23/3/1962

Castlehaven Adm : 1947 – 1951

Sherkin Island CC : 1938 – 1947

Carrigfada CC : 1929 – 1938

Union Hall CC : 1919 – 1929

Sherkin Island CC : 1917 – 1919

From his time in Rath and the Islands, he developed an abiding interest in the welfare of fishermen and championed their cause on many occasion’s. For his work on behalf of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (R.N.L.I.), he was made an honorary life member of the Institute.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Chuch of the Immaculate Conception Grounds, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross, presided at the Concelebrated Requiem Mass. The chief celebrant was, Very Rev. J. Lambe, P.P., Gortnahoe, Thurles, Co. Tipperary (cousin), and Rt. Rev. Mgr. John Barrett, P.P., V.G., Clonakilty; Very Rev. J. Bergin, P.P., Templetouhy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary; Very Rev. Florence O’Flynn, P.P., Kilmichael and Fr. Ml. O’Riordan, C.C., Glenville were the co-concelebrants.
Fr. Donal O’Callaghan, Bishop’s Secretary and Fr. Tadhg O’Mahony, Diocesan Inspector, were masters of ceremonies.