Very Rev. Patrick O’Donovan PP


Parish Of Birth
Ardfield / Rathbarry

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

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

Ballincollig PP : 16/9/1928 – 29/4/1929

Caheragh PP : 14/3/1915 – 16/9/1928

Kinsale CC : 12/4/1908 – 14/3/1915

Bandon CC : 14/5/1902 – 12/4/1908

Drinagh CC : 13/81893 – 14/5/1902

Clontead CC : 7/6/1891 – 13/8/1893

Durrus CC : 24/3/1889 – 7/6/1891

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Crosshaven : 7/8/1887 – 24/3/1889

He was a brother of Fr. Daniel O’Donovan, C.C. (Ballincollig)
While preaching during the Mass he was celebrating on Sunday, 28/4/1929 he was taken suddenly ill and remained unconscious until he died(29/4/1929).
He was a very active figure in the Land League agitation, and while in Bandon he took a prominent part in bringing about the land purchase in the Sir John Arnott estate.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Mary & St. John’s Church Grounds, Ballincollig. 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 Canon O’Leary , P.P. Glounthaune; deacon was, Fr. Daniel J. Horgan, C.C., St. Joseph’s, Mayfield; sub-deacon was, Fr. A. Coffey, C.C, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral.

Associated Links
His brother, Fr. Daniel