West Cork History

1843.  Pre Famine Statistical Survey of Parish of Kilmurray, Co. Cork, Prepared and Present to British Association Meeting Cork 1843 by Father John Kelleher, Curate.

Father Kelleher highly active with Father Quin of Durrus adn Father Barry of Bantry in anti tithe activities.  Organiser of Catholic rent and Repeal meetings.  Unusual as post ordination studied in Rome.  The likes of father Kelleher were silenced from political activity from the 1870s by Cardinal Cullen.

Colleges Attended

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

Details Of Ordination

St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cork



Kinsale PP : 10/1853 – 19/3/1875

Dunmanway PP : 1849 – 10/1853

Goleen PP : 1848 – 1849

Cathedral CC : 1847 – 1848

Kilmurry CC : 1841 – 1847

Kinsale CC : 1839 – 1841

Kilmurry CC – 1839

Muintir Bhaire CC

Post-Graduate Studies/Irish College. Rome


He was appointed Chancellor of the newly-established Cathedral Chapter on the…

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