Very Rev. Sean McCarthy


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Retired ex Enniskeane : 1/7/2005

Enniskeane AP : 7/7/2000 – 1/7/2005

Enniskeane PP : 22/6/1983 – 7/7/2000

Turner’s Cross CC : 19/4/1980 – 22/6/1983

South Parish CC : 12/2/1972 – 19/4/1980

Passage West CC : 18/2/1967 – 12/2/1972

Chaplain, Our Lady’s Hospital : 2/2/1963 – 18/2/1967

Crosshaven CC : 7/12/1960 – 2/2/1963

South Parish Assistant CC : 2/7/1955 – 7/12/1960

Chaplain, St. Maries of the Isle : 2/7/1955 – 7/12/1960

Ministry Abroad/ Washington. DC : 1949 – 1955

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bushmount Nursing Home, Clonakilty

Place Of Burial
Enniskeane Chruch Grounds

cCARTHY, (Enniskeane & Bantry): On March 7th 2016, peacefully at Bushmount Nursing Home, Clonakilty. Very Reverend Fr. Sean, retired Parish Priest of Enniskeane and Desertserges and brother of the late Cáit, Bríd and Nessa. Deeply regretted by his sisters Una (Hurley), Ita (McCarthy) and brothers-in-law Thomas Hurley and Pat Hartnett, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, Bishop John Buckley and priests of the Diocese of Cork and Ross, former parishioners, including his housekeepers and carers, and his many friends. May he rest in peace. Fr. Sean’s remains will be received into the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Enniskeane on Monday evening (7th) at 8.30pm and will repose until 10pm. Lying in repose on Tuesday evening from 6pm until Vigil Prayers at 8.30pm. Concelebrated Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining church yard.