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