Fr. Noel Kennedy A.P. Cronan Pastoral Area
Noel James Kennedy was a native of the parish of Burgess and Youghal, born in Pallasbeg, Newtown, Co. Tipperary on 30th Dec 1934.
He undertook studies for the priesthood in St. Patrick’s College, Carlow from 1951 to 1958. He was ordained to the priesthood on the 7th of June 1958. From 1958 to 1965 he served in the Archdiocese of Liverpool. In October 1965 he was appointed curate in Kilmurry McMahon parish residing in Labasheeda. In July 1975 he was appointed curate in Templederry parish residing in Killeen. In July 1987 he was appointed curate in Moneygall. In October 1990 he was appointed parish priest of Bournea.
In 2010 upon reaching the age of retirement he became assistant priest in the Cronan Pastoral Area continuing to reside in Clonakenny.
He died in University Hospital Limerick on the 22nd October 2022.
May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing in St. Patrick’s Church, Curraguneen, on Tuesday 25th October from 6.00pm with prayers at 8.00pm. Fr. Noel’s Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday 26th October at 12.00 noon and can be viewed on the following link www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9hmkMIdfJA . Burial will take place in Clonakenny Cemetery.