Rev. Richard O’Carroll Adm


Parish Of Birth
Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny

Colleges Attended
St. Kieran’s College Kilkenny, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Kieran’s College Chapel, Kilkenny

Castlehaven Adm : 1956 – 28/5/1966

Kilmacabea CC : 1954 – 1956

Aughadown CC : 1939 – 1954

Bealad CC : 1936 – 1939

Rosscarbery CC : 05/1931 – 1936

Bealad CC : 1928 – 05/1931

Ardfield CC : 05/1927 – 1928

Clonakilty CC : 1924 – 05/1927

Fr. O’Carroll was born in Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny. He came from a great hurling family. he himself won two county medals with his native village and his brother Tom, played with the famous Kilkenny team of the early 1930, who had two replays with Cork in the All-Ireland final of 1931. He regularly refereed Gaelic Athletic games in West Cork

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Mater Nursing Home, Dublin

Place Of Burial
St. Barrahane’s Church Grounds, Castletownshend, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Rt. Rev. Monsignor John Barrett, P.P., V.G.; deacon was, Very Rev. Kieran Collins, Adm., Union Hall; sub-deacon was, Fr. Denis Forde, C.C., Skibbereen, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Timothy O’Donovan, C.C., Glandore.