and Nuns who Attended Accony National School: (If we
have omitted anyone, please email
Ordained for the Archdiocese of Tuam
Geoffrey Prendergast, Accony –
PP Ballyhaunis (Ordained 1903). Also
served in Crossboyne, Letterfrack, Castlebar and Army Chaplaincy.
James P. Prendergast, Accony
– PP Abbeyknockmoy (Ordained 1903). Died 1937.
James Peter Prendergast, Accony
– PP Aghagower (Ordained 1927). Died 1973
Patrick Prendergast, Accony
– PP Leenane (Ordained 1939). Also
served in St. Jarlath’s College, Castlebar, Kylemore and Kilmaine.
Ordained for Other Irish Dioceses
Leo Morahan, Main Street, Louisburgh
– PP Rosmuc (Ordained 1952) and served in the Galway Diocese,
retired in Louisburgh. (Honorary past pupil, never made it to the school register but spent a
few preschool days in Accony with his father)
Ordained for English, US and Australian Dioceses
Eugene Duffy, Askelane
(Ordained 1950) Archdiocese of Los Angeles, California, taught in the
Catholic High Schools of the diocese and last served in Altadena. Died
Anthony Burke Pulgloss and Skipton,
Currently serving in Derbyshire.
Sean O’Leary, Bunowen,
served in Los Angeles and now retired living in Louisburgh.
for Religious Orders and Missonary Societies:
Pádraig Ó Máille,
Kiltegan Fathers, Malawi
Redmond Lyons CSSp, Accony
– Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor. Served in Kenya and in the Tuam
Diocese prior to his retirement.
Died April 11th, 2009 R.I.P.
of An Choinneal 2004, Priests Ordained in the Twentieth Century from
Kilgeever Parish, Fr. Kieran Waldron)
Ordained for the Archdiocese of Tuam 19th Century
Richard Prendergast (1812-1883)
PP Burrishoole, died aged 71 years and buried at Newport Church.
Richard Prendergast (1837 – 1905)
PP Kilcommon and Robeen. Died
aged 68 years and buried in Roundfort Church.
Professed and Past Pupils of Accony National School:
Accony – a member of the Institute of The Blessed Virgin Mary.
A teaching order. She
first taught in St. Mary’s Convent Ascot where she was professed in
1966. Later in the convent
in Hamstead and presently works within a parish in Norwich.
Accony – Died 1998 aged 81 years R.I.P.
Also, belonged to a teaching order in Herberton, Queensland,
Prendergast), Accony – a member of the Bon Secour Nursing Order, Kerry in early
1950’s and died in 2008 having dedicated her life in caring for the