Very Rev. John Halanan PP


Parish Of Birth

Details Of Ordination
Carey’s Lane Chapel, Cork

Ballinhassig PP : 1824 – 16/2/1849

Ballinhassig Adm. – 1824

Enniskeane CC

Parish Priest of Ballinhassig in Black ’47 (The Great Hunger)

He built the Church of the Most Holy Heart of Mary (The Mountain Church), Goggins Hill, Ballinhassig (1821) and the Church of the Sacred heart at Ballyheeda, Ballinhassig (1823).
The Carey’s Lance Chapel(Place of Ordination) would have occupied a site on or near the present day Ss. Peter & St. Paul’s Church.
The last Mass at Carey’s Lane Chapel was celebrated on Sunday, December 5th. 1858. The present day Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church was opened on Friday, June 29th.1866 – Feast of Ss. Peter & Paul.

Date Of Death

Life & Work
Letter to the Cork Examiner
Letter describing the plight of his parishioners in the midst of the Great Famine.
25/6/1847 , The Cork Examiner