Death of Canon Michael O’Brien

The death has occurred of Very Reverend Canon Michael O’Brien, P.E., former parish priest of Buttevant.  A native of Imogeela, Canon O’Brien studied at Maynooth and was ordained in 1946.  He held the following positions in the diocese:


1946:   CC Clondrohid

1956:   CC Aghada

1967:   CC Ballycotton

1976:   CC Macroom

1985:   PP Clondrohid

1990:   PP Buttevant

1996:   Retired



He was appointed a member of the Chapter in 1992.


Canon O’Brien died on July 22nd, one week after celebrating his ninetieth birthday.