WWI Chaplains focus of talk in Killarney
THE work of Catholic Chaplains during World War 1 will be the theme of Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society’s end of season lecture in Killarney Library on Tuesday, November 21, next at 7.30pm.
Mallow-based author and historian Canon Gerard Casey will explore the extraordinary war-front ministry of this group of daring priests, including some Kerry men.
Among them was Killarney native Fr Donal O’Sullivan who was killed in the Battle of the Somme in July 1916. Fr Donal left his teaching post in St Brendan’s Seminary to serve his fellow countrymen in the green fields of France where he is laid to rest. All are welcome to the talk.