Monsignor Yore died 1864

After ordination he was appointed chaplain at Kilmainham Prison. He consecrated the ground at Glasnevin cemetery when it was opened in 1832. When he was appointed to St Paul's in Arran Quay, he erected within it the first peal of bells that sounded from a Catholic steeple since the Reformation. He also persuaded the government to appoint Catholic chaplains to the Catholic soldiers. He was entrusted with the burial arrangements of O'Connell. He was co-founder of the Catholic Institute for for the Deaf and Dumb. He is buried in Dublin.