The death has occurred of Fr Eddie Collins, CC, Clonakilty. Fr Collins was a native of Barryroe Parish and was ordained a priest in 1968.
After post-graduate studies in Rome, he served as curate at The Cathedral parish, Castlehaven and Dunmanway until he volunteered to serve on the Diocesan Mission to Peru from 1981 to 1987. He then served as curate in Kilmurry and then in Enniskeane parish until he moved to Clonakilty in 1999 where he has served as curate until his death.
Reception Prayers in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clonakilty on Monday 6th at 4pm followed by Reposing and Prayers at 7pm. Lying in Repose in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clonakilty on Tuesday 7th from 4pm followed by Prayers at 7pm.
Requiem Mass on Wednesday 8th at 2pm followed by burial in the Churchyard.
May Fr. Eddie now rest in the peace of the Lord whom he served.