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Diocese of

Cloyne

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Cloyne / Cloynen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cashel and Emly

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (108)

Cork and Ross (↙), Kerry (↖), Limerick (↑), Cashel and Emly (↗), Waterford and Lismore (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.11.24 – ...):Bishop William Crean (71)Bishop William Crean (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cloyne (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Crean (71)Bishop William Crean (71)
(2012.11.24 – ...)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland)

Croí le brí nua

Born:1951.12.16 (Tralee, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2013.01.27

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (2012.11.24 – ...)

Archbishop Dermot Clifford (84)Archbishop Dermot Clifford (84)
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.03.24 – 2012.11.24)

Archbishop Dermot Clifford (84)Archbishop Dermot Clifford (84)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2009.03.07 – 2010.03.24)

Bishop John Magee, S.P.S. (86)Bishop John Magee, S.P.S. (86)
(1987.02.17 – 2010.03.24)

Bishop emeritus of Cloyne (Ireland)

Miseria misericordia magnificat

Born:1936.09.24 (Newry, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1962.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.17

Second Private Secretary of the Pope (1970 – 1982)

Master of Papal Liturgical Celebrations of Office for Pontifical Ceremonies (1982.02.08 – 1987.02.17)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1987.02.17 – 2010.03.24)

Bishop John Ahern
(1957.03.30 – 1987.02.17)

Born:1911.08.31 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.09
Died:1997.09.25 († 86)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1957.03.30 – 1987.02.17)

Bishop James J. Roche
(1935.03.23 – 1956.08.31)

Born:1870.10.19
Ordained Priest:1893.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:1926.06.30
Died:1956.08.31 († 85)

Bishop of Ross (Ireland) (1926.03.31 – 1931.06.26)

Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in Armenia (1931.06.26 – 1935.03.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1931.06.26 – 1935.03.23)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1935.03.23 – 1956.08.31)

Bishop Robert Browne
(1894.06.26 – 1935.03.23)

Deus adjutor meus

Born:1844.11.06
Died:1935.03.23 († 90)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1894.06.26 – 1935.03.23)

Bishop John McCarthy
(1874.09.01 – 1893.12.09)

Forti et Fideli nihil difficile

Born:1815.06.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1842.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1874.10.28
Died:1893.12.09 († 78)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1874.09.01 – 1893.12.09)

Bishop William Keane
(1857.05.15 – 1874.01.15)

Born:1805.04.07 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1828
Consecrated Bishop:1851.02.02
Died:1874.01.15 († 68)

Bishop of Ross (Ireland) (1850.12.20 – 1857.05.15)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1857.05.15 – 1874.01.15)

Bishop Timothy Murphy
(1851 – 1856.12.04)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1849.09.16
Died:1856.12.04

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1851 – 1856.12.04)

Bishops of Cloyne and Ross (Roman Rite)

Bishop David Walsh
(1847.02.06 – 1849)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1849

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1847.02.06 – 1849)

Bishop Bartholomew Crotty
(1833.03.22 – 1846.10.03)

Consecrated Bishop:1833.06.11
Died:1846.10.03

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1833.03.22 – 1846.10.03)

Bishop Micheal Collins
(1830.08.11 – 1832)

Died:1832

Coadjutor Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1827.04.07 – 1830.08.11)

Titular Bishop of Pegæ (1827.04.24 – 1830.08.11)

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1830.08.11 – 1832)

Bishop William Coppinger
(1791.06.04 – 1830.08.11)

Born:1753.05.20
Ordained Priest:1780
Died:1830.08.11 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Axieri (1788.01.15 – 1791.06.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1788.01.15 – 1791.06.04)

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1791.06.04 – 1830.08.11)

Bishop Matthew McKenna
(1769.08.07 – 1791.06.04)

Born:1706 (Ireland)
Died:1791.06.04 († 85)

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) (1769.08.07 – 1791.06.04)

Bishop John O’Brien
(1748.01.10 – 1769.03.13)

Died:1769.03.13

Bishop of Cloyne and Ross (Ireland) ([1747.01.10] 1748.01.10 – 1769.03.13)

Bishops of Cloyne (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adam Payn, O.E.S.A.
(1413.07.26 – 1429)

Died:1432

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1413.07.26 – 1429)

Bishop Gerard Caneton, O.E.S.A.
(1394.03.16 – 1405)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1394.03.16 – 1405)

Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) (1405 – 1405 not possessed)

Bishop Richard Wyre, O. Carm.
(1376.07.02 – 1394)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1376.07.02 – 1394)

Bishop John Swaffham, O. Carm.
(1363.03.01 – 1376.07.02)

Died:1398.06.24

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1363.03.01 – 1376.07.02)

Bishop of Bangor (Scotland) (1376.07.02 – 1398.06.24)

Bishop John Whitekot
(1351 – 1362.02.07)

Died:1362.02.07

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1351 – 1362.02.07)

Bishop John Brid, O. Cist.
(1333.08.10 – 1351)

Died:1351

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1333.08.10 – 1351)

Bishop Mauricius Ó Solcháin
(1321.10.08 – 1333.03.31)

Died:1333.03.31

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1321.10.08 – 1333.03.31)

Bishop Nicholas of Effingham
(1284 – 1321.06)

Died:1321.06

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1284 – 1321.06)

Bishop Alanus Ó Longáin, O.F.M.
(1275 – 1284.01.05)

Died:1284.01.05

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1275 – 1284.01.05)

Bishop Reginaldus
(1265.04.13 – 1274.02.07)

Died:1274.02.07

Bishop of Down (Northern Ireland) (1258 – 1265.04.13)

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1265.04.13 – 1274.02.07)

Bishop Daniel, O.F.M.
(1247 – 1264)

Died:1264

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1247 – 1264)

Bishop Ailinn Ó Súilleabáin (Alan O’Sullivan), O.P.
(1240 – 1246)

Consecrated Bishop:1240
Died:1253

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1240 – 1246)

Bishop of Lismore (Ireland) (1246 – 1253)

Bishop Daniel
(1226 – 1234)

Died:1234

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1226 – 1234)

Bishop Luke
(1218? – 1223)

Died:1223

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1218? – 1223)

Bishop Laurentius Ua Súillebáin
(1201 – 1205)

Died:1205

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1201 – 1205)

Bishop Mattaeus Ua Mongaig
(1173? – 1192)

Died:1192

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1173? – 1192)

Bishop Ua Flannacáin
(? – 1167)

Died:1167

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (? – 1167)

Bishop Ua Dubchróin
(? – 1159)

Died:1159

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (? – 1159)

Bishop Gilla na Náem Ua Muirchertaig (Nehemias)
(1148? – 1149)

Died:1149

Bishop of Cloyne (Ireland) (1148? – 1149)

Abbots nullius of Cloyne (Roman Rite)

Saint Bishop Colman of Cloyne
(580? – 604.11.24)

Born:522.10.15 (Munster, Ireland)
Died:604.11.24 († 82)
Canonised:1902.06.19 (equipollently)

Bishop-Abbot nullius of Cloyne (Ireland) (580? – 604.11.24)

Bishop.

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Cloyne Diocesan Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland

Phone: (021)4811-430

Website:

Statistics

Area: 3,440 km²

Population: 157,752 Catholics (97.6% of 161,577 total) (2020)

Statistics: 46 parishes, 103 priests (101 diocesan, 2 religious), 8 deacons, 123 lay religious (4 brothers, 119 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Colman of Cloyne (November 24)

History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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