The Diocesan Office has annouinced that the death has occurred of Fr. John Galvin in Cork University Hospital this morning.

Bishop Fintan extends his prayerful support to Fr. John’s family and former parishioners at this time.

Fr. John a native of Uibh Laoire Parish was ordained to the priesthood on 9th June 1962 and began his ministry on temporary mission in the Archdiocese of Bermingham. 

On returning to Cork and Ross, he ministered as Curate pro tem in Ahiohill and Cape Clear, as Chaplain in Schull and as Chaplain pro tem in Dunmanway.

He then ministered as Curate in the Parishes of Ovens and Farran, St. Joseph’s Mayfield and Curraheen Road, as Parish Priest in Frankfield and Passage West and then as Assistant Priest in the Harbour Parishes.

May he now rest in the peace of the Lord.

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