Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
North Presentation Convent, Cork
Retired ex Blackrock CC
Blackrock CC : 20/5/1914
Farran CC : 14/9/1903 – 20/5/1914
Kilbrittain CC : 24/7/1898 – 14/9/1903
Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 14/3/1897 – 24/7/1898
Chaplain, Presentation Convent(South) : 22/11/1896 – 14/3/1897
He was a brother of Fr. James J. Coakley, C.C., Ahiohill (1937-1939), and a cousin of Fr. Frank McCarthy, Chaplain, Honan Home (1955-1957).
During his assignment in Blackrock, his health, which was never over-robust, broke down, and he left for Australia in hopes that a more suitable climate would prove beneficial. After some time he returned to Cork, and spent his latter years as a patient at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Wellington Road, Cork
He was a student of Irish history and archaeology, and he was a regular contributor to the Cork Archaeological Journal.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
St. Patrick’s Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Church Grounds, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Patrick’s, Lower Road, Cork. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Denis Deasy, Farranferris; deacon was, Fr. Edward O’Flynn, C.C., The Lough; sub-deacon was, Fr. Richard Barrett, C.C., Blackrock, and master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral.