The diocese has announced that Fr. Gerard Galvin died peacefully in Cork University Hospital this morning.
Fr. Gerard was a native of Timoleague and was ordained in 1979. He served in the parishes of Gurranbraher, Skibbereen, Passage West, Monkstown, Clonakilty and Muintir Bháire.
Fr. Gerard retired from fulltime ministry earlier this year having served as Parish Priest of Muintir Bháire since 2009.
He has also also served as Diocesan Education Secretary.
May he rest in peace.