Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Togher PP : 22/3/1980 – 21/10/1981
Upper Mayfield CC : 12/2/1972 – 22/3/1980
South Parish CC : 7/9/1963 – 12/2/1972
St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris : 1/9/1950 – 7/9/1963
Mayfield CC : 1/7/1950
Post Graduation/Maynooth : 1947 – 1950
During his time as Parish Priest of Togher he was involved in the translation of the Bible into Irish – his contribution being the The Acts of the Apostles. The publication of this work was launched Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, on St. Patrick’s Day 1981.
Being a close friend and colleague of An tAthair Tadhg Ó Murchú, he was a trustee of Brú na Graige, an Irish College at Ballyferriter, Co. Kerry.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Cork Regional Hospital (C.U.H), Cork
Place Of Burial
All Saints Church Grounds, Drimoleague, Co Cork,
Solemn Requiem Mass was concelebrated at the Way of the Cross Church, Togher, Cork.
The Bible in the Irish language was published by An Sagart. The Pauline Epistles were translated from Greek to Irish by An tAth Sean. The entire Biobla Naofa is now available on CD-ROM at this