Kenny MartinThe Archdiocese of Armagh is sad to announce the sudden death on 27 May 2014 of Fr Martin Kenny, PE at his residence.  Following are the funeral arrangements:

Remains to arrive at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Drogheda for 7.30 pm Mass tomorrow, Thursday, 29 May;

Funeral Mass on Friday, 30 May at 12.00 noon followed by burial in St Peter’s Cemetery.

Our sympathies are with his brothers Jack (Wales), Peter (Ballyforn) and Jimmy (NewYork), sisters in law, nephews, nieces, family circle and brother priests. May he rest in peace.


Born 12 February 1935, in Parish of Ballyforan, Diocese of Elphin

Ordained 11 July 1965 in Clonliffe College, Dublin for the Institute of Charity (Rosminian) Order

Incardinated 2 March 1999 into the Archdiocese of Armagh


Staff of St Michael’s College, Omeath 1965 – 1986
Chaplain, Portmarnock Community School 1986 – 1989
Parish Priest, Faughart 1989 – 1996
Parish Priest, Mell 1996 – 2010
Spiritual Director, Accord Drogheda 2004 – until death
Pastor Emeritus (residing in Drogheda) 2010 – until death