( PRIESTS & SISTERS from
the PARISH of MOHILL
) contd.

MAHON, Sr. Philomena, Hyde Street, Mohill, 1914-
Daughter of Michael Mahon and Margaret Donnelly. Joined Our Lady of the Missions Order in 1929. Spent 46 years ministering to orphans and the poor in India. Now retired in London.

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McCAFFREY, Sr. Anthony, Corraterri~ 1913 - 1998
Daughter of Thomas and Jane McCaffrey. In 1937, she entered the novitia!e of the Presentation Sisters in Virginia, Cavan. Taught in India for forty years. In 1979, she retired to Ireland, was assigned to Kilmacow, and was later transferred to Terenure., Dublin. Died in Edgesworthstown.


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McGIVNEY, Rev. Peter, Cornee, b. 1857 - 1933
Son of Philip McGivney and Bridget Duignan. He studied in the Irish College, Paris and was ordained in 1881. he died as P.P. in Carrickedmond in 1933 and is buried in Taghshinod Cemetery, Carrickedmond.

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McGIVNEY, Joseph, b. Cornee, 1862 - 1958 Son of Philip McGivney and Bridget Duignan, brother of Fr. Peter, Uncle of Fr. Peter Conefrey and Fr. Philip McGivney. He was ordained in 1895 at St. Mels Cathedral. He retired as P.P. at Killoe in June 1950. He was laid to rest in Kileragh cemetery near Boyle in 1958.

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McGIVNEY, Philip lgnatius, Cornee, 1906-1983
Son of Thomas and Agnes Costello. He was ordained in 1930. He died as P.P. of Moate in 1983 and is buried outside the church in Moate.

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McGOVERN, Sr. Cecelia, Drumhany; 1887 - 1973
Daughter of Philip and Winifred McGovern. Emigrated to America. Joined the Sisters of Charity in 1934. Taught in schools in New York.




McGOVERN, Sr. Clare, Mohill, 1931-
Daughter of Tom McGovern and Annie Boylan. Joined the Sisters of Mercy in 1949. Has had a very distinguished academic career and was Major Superior Ofl the Sisters of Mercy of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise 1984-1990. Is currently based in the Convent of Mercy Moate.

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McGOVERN, Sr. Maria Paula, Drumhany; 1882-1960
Daughter of Philip and Winifred McGovern. Emigrated to America. Joined the Sisters of Charity in 1904. Taught in Jamaica Plain and Waltham, Mass.

McGOWAN, Fr. Michael, Tawlaughtmore, 1929-
Son of Matthew McGowan and Mary Ellen O'Neill. Ordained in 1955. Served in the Dublin Diocese. At present is Parish Priest in Ballymore, Eustace, Co. Kildare.


McGOWAN, Fr. Myles, Tawlaughtmore
Son of Matthew McGowan and Mary Ellen O'Neill. Ordained in 1945 for the Archdiocese of St. Paul, Minneapolis. Retired in 1991, to St. Paul.


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McGOWAN, Sr. Mel, Tawlaughtmore, 1931-
Daughter of Matthew McGowan and Mary Ellen O'Neill. Joined the Sisters of Mercy in Moate. Worked in Nursing and Administration in St. Vincents Hospital, Athlone until retirement in May 1996. Now living in St. Peter's Convent, Athlone.

Mc GOWAN, Canon Patrick Alphonsus, Hill Street Known as Fr. Foncie was born in Cloone Parish from where his parents moved in 1926 to reside in Mohill Town. Educated in St Mels College and Maynooth. Ordained in 1932 and served in Drumshanbo, Ballinahown, Moate, Longford and Ferbane where he died in 1982.

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McGOWAN, Monsignor Myles Joseph, Hill Street
He was the third son of John and Ellen Mc Gowan. Born in Drumadorn in the Parish of Cloone and educated in St. Mels College and All Hallows Seminary. Ordained in 1937 and ministered in the Diocese of Baltimore, U.S.A. He retired in Parkville, U.S.A in 1987.



McKENNA, Sister Perpetua Sister Perpetua was the eldest child of the late Paddy and Mary Kate Mc Kenna and was born in Castle Street, Mohill. Educated in Marist Convent, Carrick and Ursuline Convent, Sligo. Joined the Ursuline Sisters in 1936 and served in Sligo and Kenya, Africa. Now retired in Sligo.

McGUINNESS, Fr. John, Shannagh Mohill
Son of Timothy McGuinness & Elizabeth Taffe. A member of St. Patrick's Missonary Society, Kiltegan. Ordained 21/12/1940. Ministered all his priestly life in Nigeria and presently retired in Kiltegan.


McGUINNESS, Fr. Dennis Drumboy, 1916 - 1965
Son of Frank McGuinness and Lily Jane Daly. Ordained in 1942. Ministered as a priest in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. His final appointment was as P.P. in St. Joseph's, Wolverhampton. Died in 1965 at the age of 48.



McGUINNESS, Rev. Philip, Drumboy;
Son of Frank McGuinness and Lily Jane Daly. Ordained in 1938. He celebrated his first Mass in St. Patrick's Church. Ministered as a priest in the Archdiocese of Southwalk. Died in 1990, in his 51 st year of Priesthood.
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McKEON, Bro. Paul, Greenawn, 1919-
Joined the Passionate Order in 1946 in the Graan, Eniskillen, Fermanagh. Spent five years in Botswana. In 1991 established the charity H.A.N.D.S. Presently in Down.



McKIERNAN, Sr. Ann, Drumnid, 1864-
Daughter of John McKiernan and Mary Mulvey. Worked in America. Died in England.



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McLOUGHLIN, Sr. Una, Drumgowna, Eslin, 1921 -
Joined the Franciscan Order in 1935. Assigned to work in America and ministered in New Mexico. At present in Tacoma, Washington.


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