Very Rev. Patrick Aloysius Desmond PP


Parish Of Birth
Murragh and Templemartin

Colleges Attended
Seminary of St. Sulpice, Issy, Paris

Details Of Ordination

Innishannon PP : 09/1917 – 28/6/1931

Goleen PP : 2/5/1909 – 09/1917

Monkstown CC : 1894 – 2/5/1909

Spike Island CC : 15/5/1892 – 1894

Chaplain, Good Shepherd Convent : 7/8/1887 – 15/5/1892

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 1885 – 7/8/1887

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Crosshaven : 1883 – 1885

Chaplain, Greenmount Industrial School : 1880 – 1883

He was a cousin of Very Rev. Timothy Canon O’Sullivan, P.P., V.F., Bantry (1942-1951) and Fr. Patrick O’Donovan, C.C., Carrignavar (1921-1923)

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Upton, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Mary’s Church, Innishannon, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Timothy O’Sullivan, P.P., Goleen (cousin); deacon was, Fr. Edward J. McCarthy, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A., (Chinese Mission); sub-deacon was, Fr. W. Hawkes, C.C., Rathmines, Dublin, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard. J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral.