Very Rev. John Walsh PP


Parish Of Birth
Ovens / Farran

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Marie’s of the Isle Convent, Cork

Clontead PP : 1873 – 19/12/1906

Kinsale CC : 1869 – 1873

Dunmanway CC : 1863 – 1869

Carrigaline CC : 12/1857 – 1863

Drinagh CC : 1853 – 12/1857

His final wish, prior to his death was, “….. that when the proposed Church at Belgooly will be erected, his remains are to be interred there….”. The proposed Church referred to is the present day Church of the Sacred Heart (1910).

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Belgooly, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Sacred Heart Grounds, Belgooly, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, preside at the Solemn Requiem Mass at Ballymartle Church. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Michael Carmody, C.C., Belgooly; deacon was, Fr. Charles A. Walsh, Chaplain, St. Angela’s Convent; sub-deacon was, Fr. Jeremiah Fehilly, Chaplain, Kinsale Workhouse, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Thomas O’Toole, Chaplain, St. Marie’s of the Isle.