Born in 1902, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1926. Hayes was a curate at Derry Cathedral, the rector of Donegal from 1930 to 1938 and then of Conwal and Leck until his appointment to the deanery.
- Clergy of Derry and Raphoe. Ulster Historical Foundation. 1999. p. 257.
- Belfast Cathedral
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X p576
- "The Parish of Conwall, Aughawawshin, and Leck" Lawrenson,L.R:1944
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