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Diocese of

Achonry

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 896 km²

Population: 36,300 Catholics (92.8% of 39,100 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tuam

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tuam (↙), Killala (↖), Elphin (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Nathy (August 9), St. Attracta (August 11)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 39 priests (diocesan), 53 lay religious (53 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, St. Nathy's, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

Phone: (094)98.60.021

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

Tuam (↙), Killala (↖), Elphin (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Achonry (Roman Rite)

Bishop Brendan Kelly (72)Bishop Brendan Kelly (72)Permalink
(2007.11.20 – 2017.12.11)

Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland)

De réir d’fhocail

Born:1946.05.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2008.01.27

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (2007.11.20 – 2017.12.11)

Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland) (2017.12.11 – ...)

Bishop Thomas FlynnPermalink
(1976.12.30 – 2007.11.20)

In nomine Domini

Born:1931.07.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.02.20
Died:2015.06.03 († 83)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1976.12.30 – 2007.11.20)

Bishop James FergusPermalink
(1947.02.15 – 1976.03.17)

Born:1895.12.23
Ordained Priest:1920.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.04
Died:1989.03.24 († 93)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1947.02.15 – 1976.03.17)

Bishop Patrick MorrisroePermalink
(1911.05.13 – 1946.05.27)

Born:1869.02.15
Ordained Priest:1893.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1911.09.03
Died:1946.05.27 († 77)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1911.05.13 – 1946.05.27)

Bishop John LysterPermalink
(1888.02.25 – 1911.01.17)

Born:1850.10.05 (Ireland)
Died:1911.01.17 († 60)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1888.02.25 – 1911.01.17)

Bishop Francis McCormack (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1875.05.01 – 1887.04.27)

Born:1833.04.08 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1872.02.04
Died:1909.11.14 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1871.11.21 – 1875.05.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1871.11.21 – 1875.05.01)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1875.05.01 – 1887.04.27)

Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland) (1887.04.27 – 1908.10.21)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis (1909.06.21 – 1909.11.14)

Bishop Patrick DurcanPermalink
(1852.10.04 – 1875.05.01)

Born:1790 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1852.11.30
Died:1875.05.01 († 85)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1852.10.04 – 1875.05.01)

Bishop Patrick MacNicholasPermalink
(1818.02.23 – 1852.02.11)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1818.05.17
Died:1852.02.11

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1818.02.23 – 1852.02.11)

Bishop John O’FlynnPermalink
(1809.06.30 – 1817.07.17)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1809.11.12
Died:1817.07.17

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1809.06.30 – 1817.07.17)

Bishop Charles LynaghPermalink
(1803.05.13 – 1808.05)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1804.06.04
Died:1808.05

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1803.05.13 – 1808.05)

Bishop Thomas O’ConnorPermalink
(1788.01.04 – 1803.02.18)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1788.04
Died:1803.02.18

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1788.01.04 – 1803.02.18)

Bishop Boetius Egan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1785.11.22 – 1788.01.04)

Born:1734 (Ireland)
Died:1798.01.25 († 64)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1785.11.22 – 1788.01.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) (1788.01.04 – 1798.01.25)

Bishop Philip Phillips (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1776.06.22 – 1785.11.22)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1787.09

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1760.11.24 – 1776.06.22)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1776.06.22 – 1785.11.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) (1785.11.22 – 1787.09)

Bishop Patrick Robert KirwanPermalink
(1758.08.21 – 1776.04)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1776.04

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1758.08.21 – 1776.04)

Bishop Walter BlakePermalink
(1739.08.13 – 1758)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1758

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1739.08.13 – 1758)

Bishop John O’HartPermalink
(1735.09.30 – 1739.05)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1739.05

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1735.09.30 – 1739.05)

Bishop Dominic O’Daly, O.P.Permalink
(1725.09.20 – 1735)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1725.11.30
Died:1735

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1725.09.20 – 1735)

Bishop Hugh MacDermotPermalink
(1707.04.30 – 1725)

Died:1725

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1707.04.30 – 1725)

Bishop Eugene O’Hart, O.P.Permalink
(1562.01.28 – 1603)

Died:1603

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1562.01.28 – 1603)

Bishop Cormac O’Coyn, O.P.Permalink
(1556 – 1561)

Died:1561

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1556 – 1561)

Bishop Thomas O’FihelyPermalink
(1547.06.16 – 1555.08.30)

Died:1566

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1547.06.16 – 1555.08.30)

Bishop of Leighlin (Ireland) (1555.08.30 – 1566)

Bishop Eugenius Ó Flannagáin, O.P.Permalink
(1508.12.22 – 1522)

Died:1522

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1508.12.22 – 1522)

Bishop Thomas Ford, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1492.10.08 – 1504?)

Died:1504?

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1492.10.08 – 1504?)

Bishop Thomas fitzRichardPermalink
(? – 1492)

Died:1492

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (? – 1492)

Fr. John Bustamente (John de Bustamente)Permalink
(1489.09.23 – 1489 not possessed)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1489.09.23 – 1489 not possessed)

Bishop Tomás Ó ConghaláinPermalink
(1484.05.10 – 1508)

Died:1508

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1484.05.10 – 1508)

Fr. Robert Wellys, O.F.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1473.07.14 – ? not possessed)

Consecrated Bishop:1475.06.04

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1473.07.14 – ? not possessed)

Bishop Nicholas FordenPermalink
(1470.04.22 – ?)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1470.04.22 – ?)

Bishop Brian Ó hEasdhraPermalink
(1463 – ?)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1463 – ?)

Bishop Cornelius Ó Mochain, O. Cist.Permalink
(1449.10.15 – ?)

Died:1473

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1449.10.15 – ?)

Bishop James Blakedon, O.P.Permalink
(1442.10.15 – 1453.02.07)

Died:1464

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1442.10.15 – 1453.02.07)

Bishop of Bangor (Scotland) (1453.02.07 – 1464)

Bishop Tadhg Ó Dalaigh (Thaddaeus/Nicholas O’Daly), O.P.Permalink
(1436.09.03 – 1442)

Died:1442

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1436.09.03 – 1442)

Bishop Richard Belmer, O.P.Permalink
(1424.04.12 – 1436)

Consecrated Bishop:1424.06.14
Died:1436

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1424.04.12 – 1436)

Bishop Maghnus Ó hEadhra (Magonius)Permalink
(1410.04.14 – 1434)

Died:1434

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1410.04.14 – 1434)

Bishop Brian mac Seaain Ó hEadhraPermalink
(1401 – 1409)

Died:1409

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1401 – 1409)

Bishop Tomás mac Muirgheasa MacDonnchadha (McDonagh)Permalink
(? – 1398)

Died:1398

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (? – 1398)

Bishop JohannesPermalink
(1396 – ?)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1396 – ?)

Bishop Donatus Ó hEadhra (O’Hara)Permalink
(? – 1396)

Died:1396

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (? – 1396)

Bishop Simon, O. Cist.Permalink
(1385 – ?)

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1385 – ?)

Bishop William Andrew, O.P.Permalink
(1373.10.17 – 1380)

Died:1385.09.28

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1373.10.17 – 1380)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1380 – 1385.09.28)

Bishop Nichol alias Muircheartach Ó hEadhra, O. Cist.Permalink
(1348.10.22 – 1373)

Consecrated Bishop:1348.10.22
Died:1373

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1348.10.22 – 1373)

Bishop David of KilhenyPermalink
(1312 – 1344)

Died:1344

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1312 – 1344)

Bishop Benedictus Ó BracáinPermalink
(1286 – 1312.03.19)

Died:1312.03.19

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1286 – 1312.03.19)

Bishop Tomás Ó MiadacháinPermalink
(1266 – 1285.11.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1266.12.19
Died:1285.11.27

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1266 – 1285.11.27)

Bishop Tomás Ó MaicínPermalink
(1251 – 1265)

Consecrated Bishop:1251
Died:1265

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1251 – 1265)

Bishop Áengus Ó ClúmainPermalink
(1238 – 1238)

Died:1264

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1238 – 1238)

Bishop Tomás Ó RuadáinPermalink
(1231 – 1237)

Died:1237

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1231 – 1237)

Bishop Gilla Ísu Ó CléirigPermalink
(1227 – 1230)

Died:1230

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1227 – 1230)

Bishop Connmach Ó TorpaigPermalink
(1220 – 1227.01.16)

Died:1227.01.16

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1220 – 1227.01.16)

Bishop Clemens Ua Sniadaig, O. Cist.Permalink
(1208? – 1219)

Died:1219

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1208? – 1219)

Bishop Gilla na Náem Ua RuadáinPermalink
(1179 – 1208)

Died:1214

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1179 – 1208)

Bishop Máel Ruanaid Ua RuadáinPermalink
(1152? – 1170)

Died:1170

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1152? – 1170)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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