Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Skibbereen CC : 10/1911 – 4/11/1919
Clonakilty CC : 11/1909 – 10/1911
Ardfield CC : 09/1907 – 11/1909
Kilmeen CC : 06/1898 – 09/1907
Chaplain, Clonakilty Workhouse : 01/1896 – 06/1898
Ardfield CC : 11/1895 – 01/1896
Sherkin Island CC : 06/1894 – 11/1895
Cape Clear CC : 11/1892 – 06/1894
Ministry Abroad/ Liverpool : 1888 – 1892
When Fr. O’Callaghan died (4/11/1919), he was the first priest that died in Skibbereen for the previous 90 years, and the first to buried in the grounds of the Pro-Cathedral.
He took a prominent part in the Gaelic revival movement, and his spendid tenor voice was often heard to advantage at many Irish gatherings. He availed of every opportunity to spread the language, and always recited the prayers before Mass in Irish.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral Grounds, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass was, Very Rev. C.D. O’Shea, Provincial, C.S.Sp., Blackrock, Dublin; deacon was, Fr William Holland, C.C., Leap; sub-deacon was, Fr. D Crowley, C.C., and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Florence McCarthy, Adm. Skibbereen.