Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
The Cathedral, Cork
Ballincollig PP : 1847 – 16/5/1872
Ballincollig Adm. : 1844 – 1847
Kinsale CC : 1838 – 1844
Kilmurry CC – 1838
Chaplain, House of Industry : 1832
On the 17th April 1832, a few weeks prior to Canon Horgan’s ordination, a cholera epidemic broke out in Cork, and as indicated above, his first appointment was as Chaplain to the House of Industry on the South Terrace (Cork City)
A few years before his death he obtained a lease of a field adjacent to the then village of Ballincollig, in which, with the aid of the parishioners, he erected the present-day St Mary & St. John’s Church (1866).
He was appointed Canon of the newly-established Cathedral Chapter on the 23/2/1858.
His nephew, Fr. Daniel Horgan, C.C., Schull (1864-1865), predeceased him -having died of fever.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Parochial House, Ballincollig, Co. Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Mary & St. John’s Church Grounds, Ballincollig. Co. Cork
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass was, Very Rev. John Canon Falvey, P.P., V.G., St. Patrick’s; deacon was, Fr. Bolger; sub-deacon was, Fr. Bowes, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Cotter.