Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
Convent of Mercy Chapel, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Kilmeen/Castleventry PP : 1945 – 24/6/1962
Castlehaven Adm : 1939 – 1945
Skibbereen CC : 08/1926 – 1939
Kilcoe CC : 1918 – 08/1926
Fr. O’Donovan collapsed shortly after arriving at St. Finbarr’s College, Farranferris for the annual diocesan retreat. He died three hours later. He was aged 70.
He was a nephew of the brothers, Fr’s. John Kearney, P.P., Ardfield(1906-1936) and Thomas Kearney, P.P., Kilmeen(1906-1918).
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
St Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, Cork
Place Of Burial
St Mary’s Cemetery, Rossmore, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at Office and Solemn Requiem Mass celebrated by Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Barrett P.P. V.G., Clonakilty; deacon was Fr. Thomas McGrath C.C., Clonakilty and the sub-deacon was Very Rev. Patrick O’Donovan P.P. Rath; Very Rev. Patrick E. Collins Adm. Skibbereen, was the master of ceremonies.
His uncle, Very Rev. John Kearney, PP
His uncle, Very Rev. Thomas Kearney, P.P.