Fr. Michael Sheedy, Kilrush, RIP

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 13th 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 1st 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 3rd 2021. May he rest in Peace.

Funeral Arrangements

Arriving to St. Senan’s Church Kilrush, for Funeral Mass on Saturday November 6th at 2pm. Burial afterward in the Church grounds in Kilrush. Due to Covid-restrictions numbers in attendance will be limited.

Welcome to join the funeral Mass on the Kilrush Parish Webcam available on