Most Rev. Richard Alphonsus Sheehan


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
St. Vincent’s Seminary, Cork, Ireland

St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Adm : 12/1886 – 12/1891

Chaplain, Cork Military Barracks : 1882 – 02/1886

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 1872 – 12/1886

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 1871 – 1872

Chaplain, Good Shepherd Convent – 1871

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter in 1887.
Appointed Bishop of Waterford on the 22/12/1891.
Consecrated Bishop of Waterford on Sunday, 31/1/1892.His Grace, the Most Rev. Dr. Croke, Archbishop of Cashel, officiated as Consecrating Prelate, and the Assistant Bishops were – the Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork and the Most Rev. Dr. Fitzgerald, Bishop of Ross.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. John’s, Waterford City

Place Of Burial
Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford City