( CURATES of the PARISH )
since 1825
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KIERNAN, Kilroe
C.C. Mohill, 1825 - 1826
Ordained in France in 1820. 1826 - 1865 Adm. and P.P. Athlone, where he built St. Mary's Church. Died in 1865.

SMITH, James
C.C. Mohill, 1834 - 1838
Ordained in Maynooth in 1828. P.P. Cloghan, 1838 -1849, Killashee,
1849 -1854, and Cashel1854 -1860. Died in 1860, aged 58 and is buried in Newtowncashel.

GRALTON, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1835 - 1838
C.C. Murrhaun, 1838 - 1846, Kilronan, 1846 - 1849, Annaduff, 1849 - 1850, Cloghan, 1850 - 1852, Murrhaun, 1852 - 1854, and Gortleteragh, 1854- 1864. He is buried in Annaduff cemetery.

SMITH, John
C.C. Mohill, 1837 - 1838
Received Deaconate, Maynooth, 1833.

SMITH, Thomas
C.C. Mohill, 1837 - 1846
Ordained in Maynooth in 1833. Was C..C.. in Annaduff and Streete before serving in Mohill, and later he served in Gowna and Ballinahown.

BOHAN, John
C,C, Mohill, 1838 - 1859
C.C. Russagh, 1845 - 1846, Ballymachugh, 1859 - 1860, Fenagh, 1860 -1861, and P.P. Fenagh 1861 - 1877. Died in 1877. Buried in Foxfield Church.

O'REillY, Eugene
C.C. Mohill, 1846 - 1855
Ordained in 1845. Served as C.C. in Aughavas and Mullahoran before going as C.C. to his brother Fr. James in Rathowen in 1866, whom he succeeded as P.P. in 1871. Died in 1884 and is buried in Rathowen Church grounds.

O'FARRELL, James
C.C. Mohill, 1855 - 1860
C.C. Kiltubrid and Granard before being appointed to Mohill in 1855. In 1860 he left there to go to Ml:lliahoran. Spent some time in England collecting funds for the completion of St. Mels's Cathedral, Longford.

DAWSON, Joseph
C.C. Mohill, 1859 - 1860
Ordained in 1857. Served in a number of parishes after leaving Mohi/l. He died C.C. Ba/lymachugh in 1883, and is buried in Mu/lahoran.

O'CONNELL, William
C.C. Mohill, 1860 - 1861
Ordained in 1840. He served in many parishes before being C.C. in Mohill. 1869 C.C. in Ferbane. Died in 1895 and is buried in Killoe.

LEE, James
C.C. Mohill, 1860 - 1865
Ordained in 1853. Had been C.C. in Ballymahon and Drumshambo before coming to Mohill. He was transferred to Ferbane in 1865. Died P.P. Abbeylara in 1879.

WALSH, William
C.C. Mohill, 1861 - 1862

McGIVNEY, John
C.C. Mohill 1862 - 1867
Served as C.C. in Kilturbid, Cashel, Cloghan, Ferbane and Gowel before becoming P.P. Rathcline in 1881. Died in 1904 and is buried in Lanesboro Church grounds.

O'BEIRNE, Frances
C.C. Mohill, 1865 - 1873
He was ordained in Dublin in 1854. He died P.P. of Cloone in 1885.

SHERIDAN, Patrick E. C.C. Mohill 1866 - 1877.
Ordained in 1847. Served one year in Mohill before being transferred to Colmcille. Died in 1889 in Colmcille.

Smyth, John.
C.C. Mohill 1868 - 1869
Ordained in 1859. C.C. in Clonmacnoise and Mostrim. In 1878 he became P.P. of Bornacoola. Reconstructed Boornacoola Church in 1880. Died in 1895, aged 66.

DONOHOE, J
C.C. Mohill, 1871 - 1873
Served in Ferbane from 1873 - 1876.

BRIODY, John
C.C. Mohill, 1873 - 1878
Ordained in 1862. C.C. in Killoe, Aughavas, Cashel and Kiltubrid. In 1878 he was appointed P.P. Fenagh and in 1883 transferred to Killoe. Died in Killoe in 1899, aged 61. He is buried in Colmcille cemetery.

MARTIN, Terence
C.C. Mohill, 1874 - 1880
Ordained in 1870. He died P.P. Mostrim in 1924 and is buried in the Church ground in Mostrim.

LANGAN, Thomas
C.C. Mohill, 1879 - 1881
Ordained in 1878. Taught in St. Mel's College for a short time before being appointed C.C. Mohill. He was later P.P. in Abbeylara, Cloghan and Moate. Died in Moate as Monsignor and Dean in 1951, aged 98.

HIGGINS, Thomas P.
C.C. Mohill, 1878 - 1879
Ordained in Maynooth in 1876. Previous to Mohill he had served in Clonguish. Transferred to Ballinalee in 1879.

LYNCH, Thomas
C.C. Mohill 1879 - 1881
Fr. Thomas had been a member of the R.I.C. before going for the priesthood. Ordained in 1856 for the Diocese of Perth, Australia, he served there until 1868. Returning to Ireland on leave of absence he was adopted for the diocese of Ardagh. He served in a number of places before being appointed to Mohill. In 1881 he went to Athlone. Died in 1892 as P.P. Cloone, and is buried in Cloone old Church grounds.

McGAVER, Anthony
C.C. Mohill, 1880 - 1888
Ordained in 1877. He left Mohill in 1888 for Legan. Died in 1933 as P.P. Kiltubrid.

FARRELL, James
C.C. Mohill, 1881 - 1884
Ordained in Rome in 1877. Transferred to Carrickedmond in 1884. Died as C.C. Rathcline in 1905.

ALLEN,James
C.C. Mohill, 1884 - 1891
Ordained in Rome in 1881. Died as C.C. Legan in 1894, and is buried in Legan Church grounds.

SKELLY, Joseph
C.C. Mohill, 1888 - 1891
Ordained in Paris in 1873. Died as P.P. Clonguish in 1921

O'HARA, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1891 - 1902
Ordained in 1884. P.P. Rathowen, Streete, and Mostrim. Died in Mostrim in 1933.

O'FARRELL, Charles
C.C. Mohill, 1891 - 1903
Born in 1855 in Ardagh parish. He left Mohill to become Adm. in Athlone. Died as P.P. Clonbroney, where he is buried in 1913.

NEWMAN, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1902 - 1908
Ordained in Rome in 1894. Transferred to Carrick-on-Shannon in 1908. Died as P.P. Annaduff in 1928, aged 60.

DALTON, Edward
C.C. Mohill, 1902 - 1907
Ordained in 1902. He was later P.P. of Fenagh and Aughavas. Died in 1932, and is buried in Aughavas Churchyard.

DOYLE, Henry
C.C. Mohill, 1903 - 1907
Ordained in 1902. Served in Cloone previous to Mohill. Died as P.P. Gowna in 1954. Buried in Gowna.

MANNING, Bernard C.C. Mohil/, 1907 - 1912
Ordained in Longford Convent in 1894. Died as P.P. Drumlish in 1945, and is buried in Drumlish Church grounds.

MAGUIRE, Owen (Eugene) C.C. Mohill, 1908 - 1913
One of the first Pupils to attend St. Mel's College in 1865. He left Mohill to become Adm. and P.P. of Abbeylara, where he died in 1924.

PINKMAN, John
C.C. Mohill, 1912 - 1922
Ordained in 1910. He went on to be Adm., Athlone and then P.P. Gortletteragh, Ballinahown and Moate. Died in 1963. Buried in Moate Church grounds.

KIERNAN, John
C.C. Mohill, 1913 - 1918
Ordained in 1907. In 1918 he went to Ballintogher. Died as P.P. Gowna in 1968, aged 87.

DUFFY, John
C.C. Mohill, 1918 - 1922
Ordained in 1902. He left Mohill to go as P.P. Fenagh. Died as P.P. Abbeylara in 1937, aged 64.

O'DONOHOE, Frances
C.C. Mohill, 1922 - 1928
Ordained in 1915, he spent seven years on the American mission and two years in Legan before coming to Mohill. In 1928, he returned to Brooklyn. Died as P.P. Cloghan in 1963.

CLANCY, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1923 - 1931
Ordained in Maynooth in 1905. He left Mohill to go as P.P. Fenagh. Died as P.P. Cloone in 1964. Buried in the old Church grounds, Cloone.

SHEERAN, Thomas D.
C.C. Mohill, 1926 - 1928
Ordained in 1922. Died as P.P. Ardagh in 1970, aged 73.

BUTLER, James
C.C. Mohill, 1928 - 1930
Ordained in 1915. He went on to serve in Drumshambo and Ballymachugh. Died as P.P. Drumlish, where he is buried, in 1973.

KILDUFF, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1930 - 1933
Ordained in 1907. Served as a Chaplain during the first world wal P.P. Ballymachugh in 1933. Died in Ballymachugh in 1935.

MCKENNA, John
C.C. Mohill, 1930 - 1936
Ordained in 1910. He had served in a number of places before coming to Mohill. He left on his appointment as P.P. Streete. Died in 1943.

DONOHOE, John (Jack)
C.C. Mohill, 1933 - 1943
Ordained in 1923. Died as P.P. Abbeylara in 1971, and is buried in the cemetery there.

O'DONNELL, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1936 - 1948
Ordained in 1920. He was a professor in St. Mels. College for 16 years. Died as retired P.P. Mostrim in 1988. He is buried in Edgeworthstown cemetery.

BOYLAN, Edward
C.C. Mohill, 1943 - 1945
C.C. Annaduff, P.P. in Cloone and Gowna. He died in retirement in Bal/iesboro in 1996.

KEARNEY, Hugh
C.C. Mohill, 1945 - 1947
Ordained in 1926. C.C. Gortletteragh and Mount Temple. He died as P.P. Gortletteragh in 1983, and is buried on the Church grounds.

FORAN, Tim
C.C. Mohill, 1947 - 1955
Ordained in 1933. He retired as P.P. Killenumery. Died in 1996.

MacCORMAIC, Patrick
C.C. Mohill, 1948 - 1952 Ordained in Maynooth in 1919. Carrickedmond. Died in 1980. In 1952 he was appointed P.P.

GILLERAN, Thomas
C.C. Mohill, 1953 - 1962
Ordained in 1928, he had served in Drumsna, Carrick and Ferbane before coming to Mohill. In 1962 he became Adm. in Clonmacnois. Died in 1963, and is buried in Ballymacormack.

GILL, Bernard
C.C. Mohill, 1955 - 1961
Ordained in 1933. 'In 1955 he was appointed asC.C. Ballintogher, where he died in 1969.

BRENNAN, James
C.C. Mohill, 1961 - 1962
Ordained in 1961, he was appointed to Mohill almost immediately after ordination. In 1962 he was transferred to Abbeylara. Died as P.P. Cloghan in 1987.

GILFILLAN, Francis
C.C. Mohill, 1962 - 1967
Ordained in 1931. In 1967 he was promoted as P.P. to Shannonbridge. In 1969 he became P.P. Granard. Died in 1986, and is buried in Granard.

O'HANLON, Francis
C.C. Mohill, 1962 - 1964
Ordained in 1962. In 1964 he was transferred to Granard. Presently P.P. of Shannonbridge, Offaly.

MURPHY, Thomas
C.C. Mohill, 1964 - 1967
Ordained in 1958. He left Mohill to go to Leeds diocese in England.

ROONEY, Sean
C.C. Mohill, 1967 - 1972
Returned as P.P. of Mohill in 1992.

MacCORMAIC, Sean C.C. Mohill, 1967 - 1969 Ordained in 1940 for the African Missions. He served in Ogoja, Calabarr from 1951 to 1984, with a break of two years when he acted as C.C. in Mohill. In 1985 he was appointed C.C. in Ballyfarnon, from which he retired in 1993, to live in Mohill. Died in 1997.

FLYNN, Thomas
C.C. Mohill, 1970 - 1978
Son of Thomas Flynn and Emily Bohan. Ordained in 1963. He was subsequently P.P. in Kilnonan and in Killoe before retiring in 1998 to become C.C. in Granard.

WALL, John
C.C. Mohill, 1978 - 1980
Son of John Wall and Margaret O'Shea. Born in New York. Educated in Maynooth. Ordained in St. Mels Cathedral in 1978. In 1995 he became C.C. in Cloone and Aughavas.

CORKERY, Eamonn,
C.C. Mohill, 1981 - 1984, 1988 - 1991
Son of Patrick Corkery and Kate Farrell. Ordained in St. Mel's Cathedral in 1968. In 1991 he was appointed P.P. Dromard.

COX, Eugene
C.C. Mohill, 1972 - 1979
Ordained in 1954 for the diocese of Leeds. In 1967 he transferred to the diocese of Ardagh. Served in Aughavas before being appointed
to Mohill. He was transferred to Ferbane in 1979, and was made P.P. of Dromard in 1981. Died in 1991, and is buried in Legga Church grounds.

BALFE, George
C.C. Mohill, 1979 - 1983
Son of George Balfe and Margaret Mulheir. Ordained in Maynooth in 1966. Professor in St. Mel's College, Langford for 12 years. C.C. Kilronan, 1966 -1967, and later C.C. Rathcline, 1983 -1991. In 1991 he was appointed P.P. Ardagh.


Flynn, John
C.C Mohill 1980 - 1982
Son of James Flynn and Alice Donohue.Ordained in St. Mel's Cathedral in 1976. Served in the Diocese of Ardagh in the following parishes; Templemichael, Longford, Cloghan Co Offaly, Ballymahon, Knock Co. Mayo.

Bernard Hogan
C.C. Mohill, 1984 - 1988
Son of Bernard Hogan and Mary Leavy. Ordained in St. Mel's Cahedral in 1974. C.C. Longford 1974 - 1978. On diocesan mission to Chipata Zambia 1978 - 1984 & 1988 - 1991. Diocesan Catechist and C.C. Clonturk and Colmcille. In 1996 appointed priest in charge Ballymachugh.

McCole, Columba
C.C. Mohill 1984 -1989
Son of Joseph McCole and Mary J JcGettigan. Ordained in 1984. C.C. Killoe, Mullinalaghta 1989 - 1994, and C.C. Ferbane 1994 - 1995

McManus, John
C.C. Mohill, 1989 - 1990
A member of the Holy Ghost Order

Kiernan, Patrick
C.C. Mohill 1990 - 2000
Son of Eugene Kiernan and Julia Hand. Ordained in St. Mel's Cathedral in 1988. C.C. Ballymahon 1988 - 1989, stgaff of St. Mel's College, 1989 - 1990.


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