Rev. Joseph Murphy Cp.


Parish Of Birth

Details Of Ordination


Retired From Ministry : 1889

Chaplain, Lunatic Asylum : 1872 – 1889

Sick Leave : 1868 – 1872

Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 1855 – 1868

Cathedral CC : 1854 – 1855

He was ordained a member of the Franciscan Community, but in 1854 he was affiliated to the Diocese of Cork.

In May 1868, because of failing health, he was obliged to go to Australia. After some years he was able to return to Cork, and again resume his duties.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
St. Patrick’s Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at the Cathedral. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Denis O’Flynn, Chaplain, Good Shepherd Convent; deacon was, Fr. Thomas Magner, C.C., Cathedral; sub-deacon was, Fr. David Stack, C.C., Cathedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Martin Murphy, C.C., Cathedral.