Very Rev. Canon William P. Murphy PP


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel , Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Blackrock PP : 14/7/1933 – 14/3/1955

Douglas PP : 1/7/1929 – 14/7/1929

Courceys PP : 6/12/1914 – 1/7/1929

Dunmanway CC : 25/6/1900 – 6/12/1914

Ballydehob CC : 28/8/1892 – 25/6/1900

Chaplain, Fever Hospital, Cork : 1891 – 28/8/1892

Mayfield Chaplaincy : 5/12/1889 – 28/8/1892

Chaplain, St. Raphael’s Asylum for Blind : 5/12/1889 – 28/8/1892

Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 14/7/1931.

He was an uncle of Very Rev. William(Bill) Canon Murphy, P.P., Enniskeane and a relative of Fr. Daniel Finbarr Murphy.

As Parish Priest of Blackrock, he was instrumental in the building of the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ballinlough (1938)

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Blackrock, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Michael’s Church Grounds, Blackrock, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Thomas Canon O’Keeffe, P.P., Glanmire; deacon was, Very Rev. James Canon Bastible, Dean of Residence, U.C.C.; sub-deacon was, Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Fehily, P.P., Ss. Peter& Paul’s, and the master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dr. Daniel Connolly, President, St. Finbarr’s Diocesan Seminary, Farranferris.

Associated Links
His nephew, Very Rev. William (Bill) Canon Murphy
His relative, Fr. Daniel Finbarr Murphy