Fr. Brian Geoghegan
P.E. Imeall Boirne Pastoral Area
Brian Geoghagan was born on Sept 1st 1932. He was a native of the parish of Mountshannon. He studied in St. Patricks College, Maynooth from 1950 to 1957. He was ordained to the priesthood on the 16th of June 1957 by Bishop Joseph Rodgers in St. Mary of the Rosary Church, Nenagh.
From 1957 to 1959 he served as Curate in the parish of Feakle. From 1959 to 1962 he served in the chaplaincy to Irish emigrants in England. In October 1962 he was appointed Dean of Studies in St. Flannan’s College, Ennis. He undertook a course in social studies in Cardiff university in 1969 and was appointed to Limerick social services in 1970. In July 1973 he was appointed director of Clare Social Services Council ( Clarecare ). He worked in this role until 1989 when he became Parish Priest of Killaloe. In 2003 he was appointed to the Imeall Boirne Pastoral Area, residing in Tubber parish.
He spent his final years in Carrigoran house.
He died on March 4th 2023
May He Rest in Peace.
Reposing on Monday March 6th in his nephew Brian’s house in clounty,
Mountshannon from 3.30pm to 7.30pm. Funeral Mass in St. Caimin’s Church,
Mountshannon on Tuesday March 7th at 2pm followed by burial in church