The death has taken place of Fr Patrick Dunne CSSp (Clonbullogue Parish). May he rest in peace. Read on for funeral arrangments.


Funeral arrangements

Reposing at the Presbytery, Clonbullogue prior to removal to the Sacred Heart Church, Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly Friday 8th May – arriving at 7.30pm.

Requiem Mass on Saturday at 10am

Burial afterwards in in the Spiritian Plot, Dardistown Cemetery, Dublin.

Fr Patrick Dunne CSSp (1922-2009)

Fr Pat Dunne was born in Sallins, Co. Kildare on 30th March 1922. He was a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (C.S.Sp) – commonly known as the Holy Ghost Fathers. His profession took place on 4th October 1943 and his ordination to the priesthood on 10th July 1949.

He served for eighteen years in Nigeria. He worked in Achina and Dunokofia where he was in charge of the parish and several schools.

In 1968 he returned to Ireland and served as chaplain in the Mater Hospital. He was apppointed to Kenya in 1970 where he worked for the next twenty years. He worked in the parishes of Thinganga ans Thigo. He built a church and a hall for the youth of the area.

Fr Pat was appointed to the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin in 1990 where he ministered briefly in Killeigh and then in Clonbullogue Parish, Co. Offaly.

Clonbullogue Parish Church

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