The Diocesan Office has announced the death of the late Canon John K. O'Mahony RIP.

Canon John K. was ordained to the priesthood on 18th June 1961 and began his ministry on temporary mission in Birmingham Diocese for one year.

On returning to Cork and Ross, he ministered as chaplain in Schull, Dunmanway, St. Marie’s of the Isle, the Bons Secours Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital.

In 1967 he was appointed to St. Anne’s Adoption Society and as Director of Social Services in the Diocese from 1982 – 1989.

He served as Parish Priest in Ballinhassig (1989 – 1998) and Kinsale (1998 – 2008). He continued to minister as Assistant Priest in Kinsale Parish until 2015.

In recent years, he has resided in St. Joseph’s Bons Secours Care Village, Mount Desert.

May he now rest in the peace of the Lord.

The late Canon John K. O'Mahony RIPThe late Canon John K. O'Mahony RIP