Parish Of Birth
Clonakilty / Darrara
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Ardfield PP : 05/1899 – 26/12/1905
Clonakilty CC : 01/1886 – 05/1899
Barryroe CC : 09/1883 – 01/1886
Ministry – USA : 04/1880 – 1883
Clonakilty CC : 03/1875 – 04/1880
Fr O’Hea was a nephew of Most Rev. Dr. M. O’Hea, Bishop of Ross, a cousin of Fr. Eugene O’Hea, Adm., Kilmacabea (1864-1865)Fr. Jonas Callanan, Adm., Kilmeen (1893-1906).
He was an uncle of Fr. Timothy J. O’Sullivan, C.C., Rosscarbery (1914-1916)
At the request of Most Rev. Dr. Wm. Fitzgerald, Bishop of Ross, he left for America on the 3/4/1880 to collect funds for the new church in the course of construction in Clonakilty, and for the renovation of the Pro-Cathedral in Skibbereen. In total he raised over £2000.
A memorial of this fundraising is a gold chalice which was presented to him by some Boston friends (Dec. 9th. 1881). The chalice is preserved in the Parish of Ardfield.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Parochial House, Ardfield, Co.Cork
Place Of Burial
St. James’ Church Grounds, Ardfield, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Kelly, Bishop of Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was; Fr. Jeremiah J. O’Hea, C.C., Rosscarbery; deacon was; Fr. Florence McCarthy, C.C., Kilmeen; sub-deacon was, Fr. Jeremiah Burke, C.C., Leap, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Joseph O’Sullivan, C.C., Clonakilty.
His uncle, Most Rev. Michael O’Hea
His cousin, Fr. Eugene O’Hea, Adm.
His cousin, Fr. Jonas Callanan, Adm.
His nephew, Fr. Timothy J. O’Sullivan, CC