1941 Enthronement In Skibbereen of Most Rev. Denis Dr. Moynihan (1995-1975) as Bishop of Ross.


Introduction, p.1

Genealogy of Dr. Moynihan, p. 3

Alexis de Tocqqueville’s journey in Ireland 1837, p.7

Map of Dioceses of Ross,  p. 8

1941 General Backdrop the War/Emergency, West Cork., p.11

Those attending Enthronement, p. 11

Religious Orders Represented, p. 20

Irish College Paris, p. 23

Southern Star Account of  Enthronement 27th September 1941, p.26

Kerryman Newspaper Account of  Enthronement 27th September 1941, p. 57

Clerical Biography, p. 60

Funeral 1975, p. 61


As part of the Abbey Project in Bantry I have been trawling through old newspapers in particular The Southern Star to try and identify some of those buried at the Abbey who have no memorials.  That newspaper incorporated the earlier Skibbereen Eagle and was  the main weekly paper in West Cork with a circulation in 1941 of 16,600.  Inevitably you…..