Denis MacCarthy


Current parish and responsibilities:

  • Incumbent of Bandon Union since 2010
  • Rural Dean of Mid-West Cork since 2015
  • Prebendary of Kilbrittain and Holy Trinity in the Chapter of Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork
  • Prebendary of Donoughmore in the Chapter of Saint Colman’s Cathedral, Cloyne

Wider Church:

  • Member of the General Synod
  • Member of Diocesan Council

Contact details:




  • Ordained Deacon in Maynooth, 1985
  • Ordained Priest Christ The King, Cork, 1986
  • Received into the ministry of the Church of Ireland, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork,  2005


  • Diploma in Philosophy and Arts (Maynooth)
  • Bachelor of Divinity (Maynooth)
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management (U.C.C.)
  • Certificate in Clinical Pastoral Education (C.U.H.)
  • Certificate in Integrating Literacy (N.U.I. Maynooth)
  • Higher Certificate in Education
  • Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development.

Previous ministry:

  • Curate-assistant, Bandon Union, 2006 – 2008
  • Incumbent, Mallow Union, 2008 – 2010


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