Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Carlow Ireland
Irish College, Paris France
Details Of Ordination
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Rosscarbery PP : 09/1887 – 14/8/1912
Barryroe PP : 05/1884 – 09/1887
Skibbereen Adm : 1874 – 05/1884
Myross CC : 1868 – 1874
Timoleague CC : 1867 – 1868
Myross CC : 1865 – 1867
Clonakilty CC, pro tem : 1864 – 1865
He was an uncle of Mgr. Peter Hill, P.P., Clonakilty(1921-1948)
On the death of the Most Rev. Dr. Fitzgerald, Bishop of Ross, in 1896, he was chosen as Vicar Capitular of the Diocese of Ross.
In May 1894 he introduced the Mercy Sisters from Skibbereen to Rosscarbery, the first Convent being the house recently occupied by Fr. Jeremiah J. O’Hea, C.C.
He also built St. Peter’s Church (1908), Carrigfada. Rosscarbery, Co. Cork.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
North Infirmary Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Fachtna’s Church Ground’s, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Kelly, Bishop of Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Peter Hill, P.P., Timoleague (nephew); deacon was, Fr. John Murray, C.C., Clonakilty; sub-deacon was, Fr. Jeremiah O’Driscoll, C.C., Rosscarbery, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Thomas Kearney, P.P., Kilmeen.