Author Archives: Tom Hayes

Enniskeane Parish Assembly video

Sincere thanks to Mike O’Boyle for video recording, photos by Shane Cronin, Colum Cronin and Fr Tom Hayes, and to Mel O’Boyle for wonderful editing and production. Well done to all who took part.

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Weekend Masses on March 3/4

Weekend Mass times in Enniskeane Parish:- As of now (3.30 pm Sat) the snow is melting around Enniskeane and Ballineen and a slow thaw is happening. On Sat eve the two evening Masses will be celebrated as normal (6pm at … Continue reading

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Fr Maurice Roche PP (Ahiohill Church founder)

When Maynooth College opened its door to student priests in 1795, Maurice Roche and John Allen were the first Cork students to enrol in the Maynooth, Co. Kildare, college. They were ordained priests of Cork diocese in 1800. Maurice Roche’s … Continue reading

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The Fehily Family of Ireland and Boston — and the “Castletown Chapel” chalice in Enniskeane Parish

Local accounts in Castletown Kenneigh — of the villages in the parish of Enniskeane and Desertserges, Co Cork, Ireland — suggest that a Fehily family was involved in the building of St. Joseph’s Church, Castletown Kenneigh.  Several sources and family … Continue reading

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