Fr. Michael Sheedy
A.P. Inis Cathaigh Pastoral Area
Retired Parish Priest of Kilrush, Co. Clare.
Born on 16th September 1939.
Fr. Michael was a native of Cooraclare parish and was a priest of the Diocese of
Killaloe for 56 years. He studied in St. Patricks College, Maynooth. He was
ordained in Cooraclare on Trinity Sunday June 13 th 1965. His first appointment
was to the temporary mission in the diocese of Dromore. In July 1968 he was
appointed to the emigrant apostolate in Birmingham, England. In 1971 he
completed a course in youth ministry. In July 1972 he was appointed as curate
in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary and as assistant director of youth work in the diocese.
In July 1989 he was appointed curate in Kilrush, Co. Clare. In November 1994
he was appointed Vicar Forane.
On Jan 1 st 1995 he was appointed Parish Priest
of Kilrush and Vicar General of the diocese of Killaloe. His final appointment
took place in July 2019 when he became AP in the Inis Cathaigh Pastoral Area.
He Died on November 3 rd 2021. May he rest in Peace.
Arriving to St. Senan’s Church Kilrush, for Funeral Mass on Saturday November 6th at 2pm.
Burial will take place in the grounds of St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush.
Due to Covid-restrictions numbers in attendance will be limited.