Priests in the Parish of Athenry 1891 to 1991

Priests in the Parish of Athenry 1891 to 1991

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Priests in the Parish of Athenry 1891 to 1991

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Parish Priests from 1891-1991

Canon William McAndrew  …………. – 1891

Canon Joseph Canton ………….. 1891 – 1919

Canon Murtagh F arragher …… 1919 – 1929

Canon Michael Conroy ……….. 1929 – 1938

Canon Edward Lavelle ………… 1938 – 1947

Canon Edward McGough …….. 1947 – 1959

Canon Conor Heaney ………….. 1961 – 1971

Canon James Gibbons …………. 1971 – 1982

Monsignor Michael Mooney … 1982 – …

Curates in Athenry from 1891-1991

Fr. William Coen ……….. 1896 –  1990

Fr. Patrick J. Madden ….. 1009 – 1905

Fr. Thomas J. Reidy ……. 1905 – 1906

Fr. Edward D’Alton ……  1906 – 1911

Fr. Edward McGough …. 1911 – 1923

Fr. Michael Daly ………… 1914 – 1919

Fr. Thomas Lynch ………. 1919 – 1924

Fr. John Walsh …………… 1923 – 1927

Fr. A. J. Joyce ……………. 1924 – 1925

Fr. James P. Prendergast 1925 – 1931

Fr. John O’Grady ……….. 1927 – 1934

Fr. Michael Lavelle ……. 1931 – 1933

Fr. John Burke …………… 1933 – 1941

Fr. John Concannon ……. 1934 – 1943

Fr. Eamonn O’Malley …. 1941 – 1949

Fr. James Mulrennan ….. 1943 – 1955

Fr. Patrick Delaney …….. 1949 – 1958

Fr. Gerard Kearney …….. 1955 – 1961

Fr. Louis Hennelly ……… 1958 – 1967

Fr. Martin Gleeson ……… 1963 – 1971

Fr. Christopher Langan .. 1967 – 1977

Fr. Paul Costello ………… 1971 – 1975

Fr. John Flannery ……….. 1975 – 1990

Fr. Charles O’Malley ….. 1977 – 1977

Fr. Michael O’Malley …. 1986 –

Fr. John J. Cribben ……… 1990 –

Priest on loan after the death of Canon McGough until the arrival of Canon Heaney:

Fr. Louis Dunleavy …………..1959-1960

Fr. Thomas Moran ………….. 1960-1961

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Written by Finbarr O'Regan

Published here 05 Feb 2021

Page 145 of The Carnaun Centenary Book

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