Very Rev. Michael E. Murphy PP


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Uibh Laoire PP : 6/12/1939 – 18/4/1954

Kinsale CC : 29/7/1923 – 6/12/1939

Carrigaline CC : 14/1/1917 – 29/7/1923

Murragh and Templemartin CC : 22/5/1908 – 14/1/1917

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Bandon : 18/6/1905 – 22/5/1908

He was a brother of Very Rev. Timothy Canon Murphy, P.P., Ovens (1934-1956), and a nephew of Fr. Daniel Foley, P.P., Muintir Bhaire(1897-1898)

He revived the solemn procession to St Finbarr’s Oratory at Gougane Barra to mark St. Finbarr’s Day (September 25th). – on the 9th. June 1817, Bishop John Murphy, Bishop of Cork, (1817-1847) issued a Decree of Excomunication on Gougane Barra – cf. A History of the Diocese of Cork – from the penal Era to the Famine, by Evelyn Bolster, p. 238/9.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Finbarr & Holy Angels Church Grounds, Inchigeela, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant was Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Fehily, P.P., Ss. Peter and Paul’s; the deacon was Very Rev. James Cashman, P.P., Innishannon; sub-deacon was Fr. Michael O’Driscoll, C.C., Kilmurry. Fr. Jeremiah O’Mahony C.C., Cathedral, was master of ceremonies.

Associated Links
His brother, Very Rev. Canon Timothy
His uncle, Very Rev. Daniel Foley, PP