Parish Of Birth
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Dunmanway PP : 10/11/1957 – 21/1/1968
Muintir Bhaire PP : 8/3/1943 – 10/11/1957
Innishannon CC : 8/10/1937 – 8/3/1943
Clontead Adm : 14/4/1935 – 8/10/1937
Haulbowline CC : 3/2/1929 – 14/4/1935
Chaplain, Cork Mental Hospital : 3/5/1925 – 3/2/1929
Glenville CC : 31/10/1920 – 3/5/1925
Chaplain, Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul, Dunmanway : 1917 – 31/10/1920
Ministry Abroad/Glasgow : 1915 – 1917
He was a nephew of Fr. John W. Roche, P.P.(Clontead)
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 2/7/1963.
In the era of his appointment as curate at Haulbowline, the island, being part of the Parish of Monkstown, had a considerable civilian population.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Patrick’s Church Grounds, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Ven. Archdeacon Arthur Stritch, P.P., V.F., Kinsale; deacon was, Very Rev. Jerh. Canon O’Mahony, P.P., Douglas; sub-deacon was, Very Rev. Robert Canon Powell, Adm., Cathedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dan Canon Connolly, P.P., Ss. Peter & Paul’s.
His uncle, Very Rev. John W. Roche, P.P.