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Diocese of

Ardagh

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,435 km²

Population: 70,432 Catholics (79.3% of 88,850 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Armagh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Clonfert (↙), Elphin (←), Kilmore (↗), Meath (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Mel (February 7)

Statistics: 41 parishes, 66 priests (61 diocesan, 5 religious), 140 lay religious (12 brothers, 128 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, St. Michael's, Longford, Co. Longford, Ireland

Phone: (043)33.46.432

Website: Link

History

United Titles


Special Churches

Clonfert (↙), Elphin (←), Kilmore (↗), Meath (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.07.17 – ...):Bishop Francis Duffy (60)Bishop Francis Duffy (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ardagh (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Duffy (60)Bishop Francis Duffy (60)Permalink
(2013.07.17 – ...)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland)

Veni ut vitam habeant

Born:1958.04.21 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2013.10.06

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (2013.07.17 – ...)

Bishop Colm O’Reilly (83)Bishop Colm O’Reilly (83)Permalink
(1983.02.24 – 2013.07.17)

Bishop emeritus of Ardagh (Ireland)

In cruce salus

Born:1935.01.11 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1983.04.10

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1983.02.24 – 2013.07.17)

Bishop Cahal Brendan Daly (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1967.05.26 – 1982.08.24)

Jesus Christus heri et hodie

Born:1917.10.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.16
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28
Died:2009.12.31 († 92)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1967.05.26 – 1982.08.24)

Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland) (1982.08.24 – 1990.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1990.11.06 – 1996.10.01)

President of Irish Episcopal Conference (1990.11.06 – 1996.10.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Patrizio (1991.06.28 – 2009.12.31)

Bishop James Joseph MacNameePermalink
(1927.06.20 – 1966.04.24)

Born:1876.12.11
Ordained Priest:1900.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1927.07.31
Died:1966.04.24 († 89)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1927.06.20 – 1966.04.24)

Bishop Joseph HoarePermalink
(1895.02.08 – 1927.04.14)

Born:1842.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1895.03.19
Died:1927.04.14 († 85)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1895.02.08 – 1927.04.14)

Bishop Bartholomew WoodlockPermalink
(1879.04.04 – 1895.02.12)

Born:1819.03.30 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1879.06.01
Died:1902.12.13 († 83)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1879.04.04 – 1895.02.12)

Titular Bishop of Trapezopolis (1895.02.12 – 1902.12.13)

Bishop George Michael ConroyPermalink
(1871.02.19 – 1878.08.04)

Miserere

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1871.04.11
Died:1878.08.04

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1871.02.19 – 1878.08.04)

Bishop Neale MacCabe, C.M.Permalink
(1867.11.29 – 1870.07.22)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1868.02.02
Died:1870.07.22

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1867.11.29 – 1870.07.22)

Bishop John KilduffPermalink
(1853.04.29 – 1867.06.21)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1853.06.29
Died:1867.06.21

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1853.04.29 – 1867.06.21)

Bishop William O’HigginsPermalink
(1829.10.02 – 1853.01.03)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1829.11.30
Died:1853.01.03

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1829.10.02 – 1853.01.03)

Bishop James MagauranPermalink
(1815.03.20 – 1829.06.25)

Born:1771
Consecrated Bishop:1815.08
Died:1829.06.25 († 58)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1815.03.20 – 1829.06.25)

Bishop John CruisePermalink
(1788.06.10 – 1812.06.28)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1788.08.17
Died:1812.06.28

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1788.06.10 – 1812.06.28)

Bishop James BradyPermalink
(1758.08.21 – 1788.01.11)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1788.01.11

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1758.08.21 – 1788.01.11)

Bishop Anthony Blake (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1756.08.11 – 1758.08.21)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1787.11.29

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1756.08.11 – 1758.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1758.08.21 – 1787.11.29)

Bishop Augustine Cheevers, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1751.07.17 – 1756.08.07)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1778.08.18

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1751.07.17 – 1756.08.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Clonmacnois (Ireland) (1751.07.17 – 1756.08.11)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1756.08.07 – 1778.08.18)

Bishop Thomas MacDermotPermalink
(1747.05.08 – 1751.02)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1751.02

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1747.05.08 – 1751.02)

Bishop Thomas O’BeirnePermalink
(1739.09.16 – 1747.01)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1747.01

Titular Bishop of Marmarizana (1739.08.26 – 1739.09.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1739.08.26 – 1739.09.16)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1739.09.16 – 1747.01)

Bishop Peter Mulligan, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1732.05.09 – 1739.07.23)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1739.07.23

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) ([1730.09] 1732.05.09 – 1739.07.23)

Bishop Thomas FlynnPermalink
(1718.05.18 – 1730.01.29)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1718.07.15
Died:1730.01.29

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1718.05.18 – 1730.01.29)

Bishop Patrick Plunkett, O. Cist.Permalink
(1647.03.11 – 1669.01.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1648.03
Died:1679.11.18

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1647.03.11 – 1669.01.11)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1669.01.11 – 1679.11.18)

Bishop Edmund MacGauran (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1581 – 1587.07.01)

Born:1548 (Ireland)
Died:1594.02.15 († 46)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1581 – 1587.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1587.07.01 – 1594.02.15)

Bishop Richard Brady, O.F.M.Permalink
(1576.01.23 – 1580.03.09)

Died:1607.09

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1576.01.23 – 1580.03.09)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1580.03.09 – 1607.09)

Bishop Patrick MacMahon, O.F.M.Permalink
(1541.11.14 – 1572)

Died:1572

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1541.11.14 – 1572)

Bishop Rory O’MalonePermalink
(1517.12.14 – 1540)

Died:1540

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1517.12.14 – 1540)

Bishop Uilliam Ó Fearghail, O. Cist.Permalink
(1480.08.04 – 1516)

Consecrated Bishop:1482.08.11
Died:1516

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1480.08.04 – 1516)

Bishop Seaán Ó FearghailPermalink
(1469.07.28 – 1479)

Died:1479

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1462.07.30 – 1462.11.26 not possessed)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1469.07.28 – 1479)

Bishop Donatus Ó FearghailPermalink
(1467.10.12 – 1469)

Died:1469

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1467.10.12 – 1469)

Fr. Seaán Ó Fearghail (later Bishop)Permalink
(1462.07.30 – 1462.11.26 not possessed)

Died:1479

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1462.07.30 – 1462.11.26 not possessed)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1469.07.28 – 1479)

Bishop Cormac Mác Shamhradháin, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1444.11.06 – 1462)

Consecrated Bishop:1445

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1444.11.06 – 1462)

Fr. Mac MuircheartaighPermalink
(1444 – 1455 not possessed)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1444 – 1455 not possessed)

Bishop Risdeárd Ó Fearghail, O. Cist.Permalink
(1425.01.11 – 1444.06)

Died:1444.06

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1425.01.11 – 1444.06)

Bishop Conchobhar Ó FearghailPermalink
(1418.02.07 – 1423)

Consecrated Bishop:1419.02.03
Died:1423

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1418.02.07 – 1423)

Bishop Adam Leyns, O.P.Permalink
(1400.02.15 – 1416.06)

Died:1416.06

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1400.02.15 – 1416.06)

Bishop Comedinus Mac Brádaigh (Gilbert MacBrady)Permalink
(1395.10.20 – 1400)

Consecrated Bishop:1396
Died:1400

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1395.10.20 – 1400)

Bishop Henry Nony, O.P.Permalink
(1392.04.29 – 1392 not possessed)

Died:1400?

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1392.04.29 – 1392 not possessed)

Bishop John Aubrey, O.P.Permalink
(1374.04.29 – ?)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1374.04.29 – ?)

Bishop Cairbre Ó Fearghail (Charles O’Ferrall)Permalink
(1373 – 1378)

Died:1378

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1373 – 1378)

Bishop Uilliam Mac Carmaic (William MacCarmaic)Permalink
(1368 – 1373)

Died:1373

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1368 – 1373)

Bishop Eóghan alias Maolsheachlainn Ó Fearghail (Owen O’Ferral)Permalink
(1347 – 1367)

Died:1367

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1347 – 1367)

Bishop Seoán Mág Eóaigh (John Magee)Permalink
(1324 – 1343)

Died:1343

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1324 – 1343)

Fr. Robert Wirsop, O.E.S.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1323.04.05 – 1323.06.20 not possessed)

Died:1324

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1323.04.05 – 1323.06.20 not possessed)

Bishop of Connor (Ireland) (1323.06.20 – 1324)

Bishop Matha Ó hEóthaig (Matthaeus)Permalink
(1289 – 1322)

Died:1322

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1289 – 1322)

Bishop Milo of DunstablePermalink
(1256 – 1288.10.23)

Died:1288.10.23

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1256 – 1288.10.23)

Bishop Brendán Mac Teichthecháin (Mac Eódaig)Permalink
(1238 – 1252.10.15)

Died:1255

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1238 – 1252.10.15)

Bishop Iocelinus, O. Cist.Permalink
(1232 – 1237)

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1232 – 1237)

Bishop Gilla Ísu mac in Scélaige Ó Tormaid (Gelasius)Permalink
(1232 – 1237)

Died:1237

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1232 – 1237)

Bishop Mac Raith Mac SerraigPermalink
(1229 – 1230)

Died:1230

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1229 – 1230)

Bishop Joseph Mac Teichthecháin (Mac Eódaig)Permalink
(1228 – 1230)

Died:1230

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1228 – 1230)

Bishop Simon Magraith (MacBath/MacGeoffrey)Permalink
(1224 – 1229?)

Died:1229?

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1224 – 1229?)

Bishop Robert, O. Cist.Permalink
(1217 – 1224.05.27)

Died:1224.05.27

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1217 – 1224.05.27)

Bishop Annud Ua Muiredaig (Adam)Permalink
(? – 1216)

Died:1216

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (? – 1216)

Bishop Ua hÉislinnénPermalink
(? – 1188)

Died:1188

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (? – 1188)

Bishop Gilla Crist Ua hEóthaig (Christianus)Permalink
(1172? – 1178)

Died:1178

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1172? – 1178)

Bishop Mac Raith Ua MóráinPermalink
(1152? – 1166)

Died:1168

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1152? – 1166)

Former Prelates


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