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Translation of old Irish from tombstone in Abbergoole Graveyard

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Posted by Oisin O Gallachoir on September 03, 2002 at 11:39:58:

In Reply to: Re: Need a translation from Irish of a Tombstone posted by M on August 10, 2002 at 13:58:30:

The following is a translation of old Irish from a gravestone in Abbergoole Graveyard to english. The bottom line on the stone is in Latin and is translated.

Patrick Mc Hale P.P (Parish Priest)
1840 - 87

He died on the 22nd January 1887
At age of 85
Being a priest for 56 years
Loyal deligent servant
Chosen by God to lead his people

God Bless his soul Amen

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