Very Rev. Joseph (Joe) Murphy PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Blackpool / The Glen

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

Seminario Mayor de San Telmo, Seville, Spain

Details Of Ordination
Church of the Immaculate Conception, The Lough, Cork
17/6/1970

Appointments
Ballinhassig PP : 31/7/2001 – 26/8/2007

South Parish Adm. : 31/8/1997 – 31/7/2001

Diocesan Mission in Peru/Superior : 06/1991 – 1997

Diocesan Mission in Peru : 1/9/1986 – 1997

Diocesan Inspector of Schools/Cork City : 6/9/1980 – 1/9/1986

Diocesan Inspector of Schools/Cork City (Assistant) : 5/12/1979 – 6/9/1980

Crosshaven CC : 5/12/1979 – 1/9/1986

St. Patrick’s / Our Lady Crowned CC : 29/12/1973 – 5/12/1979

Diocesan Mission in Peru : 1/2/1971 – 1973

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 5/8/1970 – 1/2/1971

Date Of Death
26/8/2007

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Ballyheeda, Co. Cork

Obituary
The death has occurred at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, of Fr Joe Murphy, PP, Ballinhassig. Fr. Murphy has been parish priest of Ballinhassig since July 2001 but has been ill in recent times. He was 61 years and was ordained a priest in June 1970. His brother Fr. Michael is parish priest of Ballyphehane. After serving a short time in St. Patrick’s parish, Cork, he joined the diocesan mission to Peru in 1971. He returned home in 1973 and served for six years in the parish of Upper Mayfield. In 1979, he became curate in Crosshaven and diocesan inspector of religion in schools of the diocese. He was appointed curate in Douglas parish in 1986 and returned to Peru in 1989 where he served until 1997 when he was appointed Administrator of the South Parish. He moved to Ballinhassig in July 2001. May he rest in the peace of the Lord whom he served.
——,br> Funeral notice from Irish Examiner 27/8/2007;-
MURPHY Fr JOSEPH PP, Ballinhassig: On August 26, 2007, peacefully, at the Bon Secours Hospital, dear brother of Niall and Fr Michael. Sadly missed by his sister-in-law Maura, nieces Catherine, Christine, Lynda, nephews James and Michael, his aunt Stella Barry, nephew-in-law Rob, grandniece Isabel, Bishop Buckley, priests, parishioners and friends. Reposing at Forde’s Funeral Home, South Gate Bridge. Rosary on this (Monday) evening at 7pm. Removal on tomorrow (Tuesday) at 7pm to Church of Mary Mother of God, Ballygarvan. Concelebrated Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon at Church of the Most Holy Heart of Mary, Goggins Hill. Funeral afterwards to Ballyheada Churchyard Cemetery. Donations, in lieu, of flowers to the Peruvian Earthquake Fund. May he rest in peace.

Associated Links
His brother Fr. Michael
His uncle, Very Rev. Canon Michael Nagle, PP