Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Bandon PP : 2/9/1957 – 12/9/1962
Tracton PP : 28/9/1949 – 2/9/1957
Ss. Peter & Paul’s CC : 8/9/1935 – 28/9/1949
Douglas CC : 7/7/1929 – 8/9/1935
Tracton CC : 4/9/1927 – 7/7/1929
Murragh and Templemartin CC : 29/7/1923 – 4/9/1927
Beal Ath’n Ghaorthaigh CC : 14/1/1917 – 29/7/1923
Douglas AP – 14/1/1917
Ministry Abroad/Exeter, England
Appointed Vicar Forane (V.F.) of the Bandon Deanery on the 2/9/1957.
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 8/10/1957.
Canon O’ Donoghue was one of a family which made notable contributions to Irish literature. A fluent Irish speaker and M.A. in Celtic studies, he was a brother of Professor Tadgh O’Donoghue, Professor of Old Irish at U.C.C., who wrote under the pseudonym “Torna”, and Eamon O’Donoghue, Professor of Modern Irish at U.C.C.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St Patrick’s Cemetery, Bandon, Co. Cork
His Lordship Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork presided at the Solemn Office and Requiem High Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was Fr. Denis O’Donoghue, C.C. Bandon, with Very Rev. James Canon Bastible P.P., St. Patrick’s as deacon, and Very Rev. Robert Canon Powell Adm. Cathedral as sub-deacon. The Master of Ceremonies was Very Rev. Daniel Canon Connolly.