Death of Fr Conleth O’Hara CP

The death has taken place of Fr Conleth (Joseph) O’Hara, CP, the last surviving member of a well-known Bangor, Co. Down family of 10 of whom all eight brothers were ordained priests.

Fr Conleth, aged 86, died at St Joseph’s  Retreat, Highgate London on July 18 and a Memorial Mass was celebrated there on Monday last (July 27) attended by members of his family circle, including his nephew, Alban Maginness, MLA, the SDLP spokesperson on justice.

His interment took place yesterday (Wednesday) after Requiem Mass at Mellifiont Abbey, Co. Louth where all of his seven brothers are laid to rest.