Very Rev. Matthew Donovan PP VG


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Clonakilty PP : 1869 – 24/2/1875

Skibbereen CC : 1864 – 1869

Barryroe CC : 1863 – 1864

Clonakilty CC : 1890 – 1863

Aughadown CC : 1859 – 1860

Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese of Ross in 1869.

It should be noted that within 10 years of his ordination (1859), he was appointed Parish Priest and Vicar General.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Immaculate Conception Grounds, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass was, Most Rev. Dr. O’Hea, Bishop of Ross; deacon was, Fr. Peter Hill, Adm., Skibbereen; sub-deacon was, Fr. James O’Sullivan, C.C., Rosscarbery, and master of ceremonies was, Fr. Patrick Madden, C.C., Clonakilty.