Very Rev. Robert J. Burts PP


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Monkstown PP : 5/12/1939 – 20/6/1957

Uibh Laoire PP : 17/1/1921 – 5/12/1939

Diocesan Secretary : 11/3/1913 – 17/1/1921

Cathedral CC : 3/3/1912 – 17/1/1921

Bandon CC (Parish) : 21/4/1907 – 3/3/1912

Glounthaune CC : 11/10/1903 – 21/4/1907

Caheragh CC : 2/7/1897 – 11/10/1903

Chaplain, Reparation Convent : 28/7/1895 – 2/7/1897

He was a cousin of the brothers, Fr. William McCarthy, C.C., Inchigeela (1892-1894) and Very Rev. Timothy McCarthy, P.P., Passage West (1922 – 1941). He was a cousin of Fr. Eugene Murphy, C.C., Clontead (1900 – 1902).
He was the priest who gave the Last Rites to Tomás MacCurtain, Lord Mayor of Cork, who was assassinated by British Crown Forces on Saturday, 20th. March 1920.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Monkstown, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Edward T. Fitzgerald, C.C., Ballyphehane; deacon was, Fr. Thomas White, Chaplain, St. Stephen’s, Glanmire; sub-deacon was, Fr. Timothy McSweeney, C.C., Douglas, and the master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dr. Dan Connolly, President, Farranferris