Very Rev. John Russell PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
Irish College, Paris France

Details Of Ordination
Paris, France

Ballinhassig PP : 27/4/1925 – 4/2/1943

Watergrasshill PP : 14/1/1917 – 27/4/1925

Cathedral CC : 4/4/1907 – 14/1/1917

Glanmire CC : 20/2/1898 – 4/4/1907

Monkstown CC : 13/8/1893 – 20/2/1898

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Bandon : 1/11/1890 – 13/8/1893

Ministry Abroad/Westminster, England : 1889 – 10/1890

In 1910, while serving as curate at the Cathedral, he was appointed as Chaplain to the Ancient Order of Hibernians, having at that time over 2000 members in Cork. He inaugurated the Tridium of the Order, and the special Mass for the members at the Cathedral on St. Patrick’s Day.
He went, as the Diocesan delegate, to the 29th Eucharistic Congress (6th. – 9th. September, 1928) in Sydney, Australia – where he spent several months.
He was a cousin of Very Rev. John B. Canon O?Mahony, P.P., Clontead, and Very Rev. John Mulcahy, P.P., Timoleague.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Ballinhassig, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of Mary, Mother of God Grounds, Ballygarvan, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at Church of Mary, Mother of God, Ballygarvan. Also in attendance was, His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Moynihan, Bishop of Ross. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral; deacon was, Fr. Hugh O’Neill, C.F., Collins Barracks, Cork; sub-deacon was, Fr. John O’Mahony, C.C., Cathedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Jeremiah O’Mahony, C.C., Cathedral.

Associated Links
His cousin, Very Rev. John Mulcahy, P.P.
His cousin, Very Rev. John B. O’Mahony, P.P.