Robert Hearn

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The Rt Rev Robert Thomas Hearn was the 9th Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.[1]
Educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[2] he was ordained in 1900.[3] His first post was a curacy at Youghal after which he was Vicar of Shandon. in 1926 he became Archdeacon of Cork then its Diocesan Bishop . He died in post on 14 July 1952.[4]


  1. ^ “A New History of Ireland ”Moody,T.M; Martin,F.X; Byrne,F.J;Cosgrove,F: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-821745-5
  2. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  3. ^ "The Clergy List, Clerical Guide and Ecclesiastical Directory" London, John Phillips, 1900
  4. ^ Bishop R. T. Hearn Bishop Of Cork. Cloyne And Ross The Times Tuesday, Jul 15, 1952; pg. 6; Issue 52364; col E
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
William Edward Flewett
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
June 1933 –December 1938
Succeeded by
George Otto Simms