Very Rev. Patrick McSweeney


Parish Of Birth

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

Details Of Ordination


Irish College Paris/President – 1860

Irish College Paris/Dean

Irish College Paris/Professor

St. Patrick’s College, Carlow/Professor : 1820

St. Mary’s Seminary/President : 1817 – 1820

St. Mary’s Seminary/Professor : 1813 – 1817

He was the younger brother of Very Rev. Daniel McSweeney, P.P., V.F., Bandon (1820-1845), an uncle of Mgr. Denis McSweeney, P.P., V.G., St. Patrick’s (Lower Rd.) (1893-1906) and a cousin of Very Rev. Peter McSwiney, P.P., Courceys (1832-1841).

In recognition of his services to Education he received from King Louis Philippe the decoration of Chevalier of the Legion, and on his retirement (1860) he received from the French Goverment an annual pension of 5000 French francs.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Ballyvolane, Cork

Place Of Burial
Whitechurch Cemetery, Whitechurch, Co. Cork

Associated Links
His brother, Very Rev. Daniel McSweeney, PP, VF
His nephew, Mgr. Denis McSweeney, PP, VG
His cousin, Very Rev. Peter McSwiney, PP