Sheehan, Edmund (60023)

Full Name: Father Edmund Sheehan

Born: 1877

Died: 29 November 1960

Denomination: Roman Catholic


Fr Sheehan was born in Ballybunion, Kerry county, Ireland in 1877 and was ordained on the feast of Our Lady Help of Christian's. He arrived in Australia in 1902 and came to Boorowa six years later, as an assistant priest. In 1915, he came back to St Patrick's as parish priest.

Father Edmund Sheehan's grave is in the Catholic portion of Boorowa Cemetery.

Associated Churches:

Boorowa, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Boorowa, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1877

Address: Queen Street, , Boorowa New South Wales, 2586

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Murringo, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Murringo, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1874 - 1877

Address: Boreham Street, , Murringo New South Wales, 2586

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