Very Rev. John Kearney PP


Parish Of Birth
Rosscarbery & Lisavaird

Colleges Attended
Irish College, Paris France

Details Of Ordination
Paris, France

Ardfield PP : 03/1906 – 28/3/1936

Castlehaven Adm : 06/1898 – 03/1906

Barryroe CC : 05/1889 – 06/1898

KIlmeen C.C. : 10/1887 – 05/1889

Skibbereen CC : 05/1884 – 10/1887

Sherkin Island CC : 1882 – 05/1884

Ministry Abroad/Glasgow : 1880 – 1882

He was the older brother of Fr. Thomas Kearney, P.P., Kilmeen(1906-1918), and an uncle of Fr James O’Donovan P.P., Kilmeen & Castleventry(1945-1962).

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. James’ Church Grounds, Ardfield, Co. Cork

His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Casey, Bishop of Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. James O’Donovan, C.C., Skibbereen (nephew); deacon was, Fr. John Barrett, C.C., Skibbereen; sub-deacon was, Fr. Jerh. O’Donovan, C.C., Union Hall, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. James Fitzpatrick, P.P., Kilmeen.