Very Rev. Michael Prior PP


Parish Of Birth

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

Ballincollig PP : 1828 – 1842

Goleen PP : 1817 – 1828

He was incardinated from the Diocese of Cashel to the Diocese of Cork.
He was one of ten priests of the Diocese of Cork who died of fever during the Famine period.
For a brief insight into the times and work of Fr. Prior, we would recommend: ‘Famine in West Cork – The Mizen Peninsula Land and People 1800 – 1852’ by Patrick Hickey, p. 50; 70; 350.

Date Of Death

Place Of Burial
St. James Church Grounds, Ballinora, Co. Cork