Parish Of Birth
Ss. Peter & Paul’s
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Ballincollig PP : 23/3/1962 – 17/1/1974
Drimoleague PP : 4/9/1959 – 23/3/1962
Caheragh PP : 14/5/1955 – 4/9/1959
Bandon CC : 4/9/1952 – 14/5/1955
Kinsale CC : 16/12/1939 – 4/9/1952
Haulbowline CC : 18/4/1935 – 16/12/1939
Chaplain, Greenmount Industrial School : 7/7/1929 – 18/4/1935
Kealkill CC : 4/9/1927 – 7/7/1929
Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 5/10/1924 – 4/9/1927
Ministry Abroad/ Plymouth : 1918 – 1924
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 4/3/1969.
While serving as Chaplain to Greenmount he was requested by his Bishop – Dr. Cohalan, to arrange for the introduction of the Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland Association to Cork, and he became the first Diocesan Chaplain, and secretary to the Diocesan Scout Council. He held this post for five years (1930 – 1935).
He led the Cork Scout contingent on the memorable Holy Year pilgrimage to Rome in 1934 and was recceived in special audience by Pope Pius X1 on St. Patrick’s Day.
During his appointment at Haulbowline (1935), he also acted as Catholic Chaplain to Spike Island then still in British hands.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
St. Mary and St. John Church Grounds, Ballincollig, Co. Cork
Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross, was the chief concelebrant of the Requiem Mass. The other concelebrants were, Rt. Rev. Mgr. James Bastible, P.P., St. Patricks; Very Rev. Patrick Canon Fullam, P.P., The Lough; Very Rev Jeremiah J. Canon O’Sullivan, P.P., V.F., Bandon; Very Rev. Stephen J. Harte, Adm, Cathedral; Fr. J. O’Beirne; Fr. Liam (Bill) Aherne, C.C., Ballincollig. Fr. Kieran Twomey, C.C, Ballincollig acted as master of ceremonies.