Parish Of Birth
Irish College, Paris France
Details Of Ordination
Good Shepherd Convent Chapel, Cork
Passage West PP : 12/1/1922 – 23/3/1941
Glounthaune CC : 21/4/1907 – 12/1/1922
Innishannon CC : 25/6/1900 – 21/4/1907
Clontead CC : 22/2/1897 – 25/6/1900
Chaplain, Good Shepherd Convent : 27/2/1896 – 22/2/1897
Kilbrittain CC : 10/1/1893 – 27/2/1896
Drimoleague CC : 15/5/1892 – 10/1/1893
Chaplain, Reparation Convent : 04/1892 – 15/5/1892
He was a nephew of Very Rev. John Murphy, P.P., Drimoleague (1887-1897), a brother of Fr. Wm. McCarthy, C.C., Inchigeela(1892-1894) (whom he succeded as Curate at Kilbrittain), a cousin of Fr. Eugene Murphy, C.C., Clontead(1900-1902), and of Very Rev. Robert Burts, P.P., Monkstown (1939-1945).
At Glounthaune he took an active part in the fight for the rights of tenant farmers.
As Parish Priest of Passage West, he took a deep interest in the Catholic Young Men?s Society (C.Y.M.S.), and was instrumental in making it the success it was in Passage West.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
The Presbyery, Passage West, Co. Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Mary’s Church Grounds, Passage West, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Robert J. Burts, P.P., Monkstown (cousin); deacon was, Fr. Daniel J. McCarthy, C.C., Haulbowline; sub-deacon was, Fr. Tadhg O’Murchu, Colaiste Barra, Farranferris and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cork.
His brother, Fr. William
His uncle, Very Rev. John Murphy, PP
His cousin, Fr. Eugene Murphy, CC
His cousin, Very Rev. Robert Burts, PP