Very Rev. Peter Hill PP VF


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
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.