( PRIESTS & SISTERS from
the PARISH of MOHILL
)

BAXTER, Fr. Philip, Cappagh, 1950
Son of John Baxter and Elizabeth Conboy. In 1977 he was ordained in St. Patrick's Church, Mohill for the Capuchin Friars. He has ministered in Rochestown College Cork, Zambia and Tanzania. He is currently based in Ards Friary, Cresslough, Co. Donegal.

BOHAN, Rev. John, Corrigeen, Eslin Bridge, 1798 - 1835 Curate in Kiltoghert. Buried in Mohill Cemetery.


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BOHAN, Sr. Mary, Moneyroe, 1934 -
Daughter of Jack Bohan and Bridget Flynn. Joined the Holy Rosary Sisters, Killeshandra in 1953. Assigned to Nigeria. Presently in Zambia as secretary to the Bishop of Monze.
BOHAN, Sr. Mary, Daughters of Charity; Moneyroe, 1943- 2018
Daughter of John Richard Bohan and Tilly Leydon. Qualified in Social Work in 1976. Lived and worked in Ballyfermot as a social worker. Duried in Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin.
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BOHAN, Sr. Mary Angela, Mullaun, 1900 - 1982
Daughter of Michael Bohan and Maria Higgins. Emigrated to America and entered the Monastery of the Visitation, Brooklyn, New York.

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CASSELLS, Sr. Catherine, Corduff 1906-1998
Daughter of Peter Cassells and Catherine Murphy. Joined the Sisters of St. Dominic in 1930. Spent most of her religious life teaching in New York. Buried in Blauvelt, New York.

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CASSELLS, Sr. Frances, Leitrim
Born 1962. Daughter of Jack Cassells and Una Kellegher. A member of the Blessed Sacrament Order. Professed in August 1994. Presently working in England.
CONEFREY, Fr. Cyprian, O.F.M, Doonera, Gorvagh, 1915 - 1992. Son of Thomas Conefrey and Marcella Ellis. He studied in Kerry, Belgium and Rome before his ordination in 1941. Died in Rosnowlagh, Donegal.
CONEFREY, Fr. Peter, Main Street, Mohill, 1880 - 1939
Son of James Conefrey and Mary McGivney. He was ordained in 1906. He became famous as P.P. of Cloone, founder of the Cloone Ceili Band and revival of Irish Crafts. He died in 1939 and is buried in Farnaught Cemetery, Gortletteragh.

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CONEFREY, Fr. William, Doonera, Gorvagh, 1914- 2005
Son of Thomas Conefrey and Marcella Ellis. Ordained in 1941 Served in Birmingham until his retirement in 1999.

CONEFREY, Sr. Agnes Paula, Main Street, Mohill, 1874 - 1967 Daughter of James Conefrey and Mary McGivney. In 1895 Joined the Loreto Sisters of Charity in America and served in China. Died in New Jersey.

CONLON, Sr. Philippa, Drumriggan, Eslin Bridge, 1916- Daughter of John Conlon and Anna Maria Cox.
A member of The Sisters of Mercy She has served in Liverpool and the Isle of Man. Presently in Wales.

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COSTELLOE, Sr. Mary Clare, Meelick, 1907 - 1991. Daughter of William Costelloe and Helen Prior. Joined the Sisters of Mercy Order in Longford in 1930. Buried in Longford Convent cemetery.
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CUMISKEY, Fr. Cathal, Mohill, 1926-
Son of Charlie Cumiskey and Katie Monaghan. Ordained in 1954. Taught in Redemptorist College in Limerick. He was Principal from 1971 to 1989. In 1990 he was appointed curate in the Redemptorist parish of St. Joseph's, Dundalk.

CUMISKEY, Fr. Patrick Joseph, Mohill, 1920 - 2017
Son of Charlie Cumiskey and Katie Monaghan. Ordained in 1946. His priestly ministry was spent entirely in New Zealand. Buried in New Zealand.

DORR, Rev. Declan, Station Road,
Son of Dr. Joseph and Mrs Mary Dorr. Joined the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1950. Ordained in 1958. He worked in West Africa for over 30 years and died in Ghana in 1991.
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DORR, Sr. Denise, Holy Rosary; Station Road, Daughter of Dr. Joseph and Mrs Mary Dorr. In 1958 she entered the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary, Killeshandra. Trained for Nursing in London and completed her Midwifery Course. Worked in Sierra Leone as a nurse for 20 years. Presently working in Dublin as a Natural Health Therapist.
DUIGNAN, Padraig, Laheen House, Eslin Bridge, 1940-
Son of William Duignan and Christina Doherty. Ordained in Clonliffe for the Dublin Diocese in 1965. Served in the parishes of Finglas and Whitehall.

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DUNLEAVY, Rev. Francis, Mohill, 1913 - 2005.
Son of John Dunleavy. He was ordained in 1940. He moved to the Diocese of Florida, U.S.A., where he took up duty in St. Patrick's Church, Miami Beach. After ten years, Fr. Franco founded the Church of St. Francis de Salles. He retired to Miami Beach.

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DUNLEAVY, Rev. Michael, Mohill
Son of John Dunleavy. Ordained in Italy in 1932. He worked in the Diocese of Adgen, South of France until the Second World War broke out in 1939 and afterwards in America, England and Wales. Died in 1976 at the age of 70.

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