Very Rev. John O’Callaghan PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Schull PP : 3/11/1910 – 22/6/1916

Kilmichael PP : 2/5/1909 – 3/11/1910

Goleen PP : 14/3/1897 – 2/5/1909

Carraig na bhFear CC : 12/1889 – 14/3/1897

Innishannon CC : 1882 – 12/1889

Kilmichael CC : 1874 – 1882

Ballinhassig CC : 1872 – 1874

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 1872 – 1872

He was an ardent advocate of Home Rule and a staunch supporter of the Irish Party, it is to his credit that he keenly interested himself in land purchase. Through his instrumentality practically the whole parish of Goleen was bought out on very favourable terms.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St Joseph’s Cemetery, Cork

The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Finbarr’s South was His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Vicar Capitular of Cork; deacon was, Fr. Timothy Nunan, C.C., St. Finbarr’s South; sub-deacon was, Fr. Thomas O’Keeffe, Chaplain, St. Maries of the Isle, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Patrick C. McSweeney, C.C., St. Finbarr’s South.