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Diocese of

Killala

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,734 km²

Population: 38,276 Catholics (96.1% of 39,822 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tuam

Neighbouring Dioceses: Elphin (→), Achonry (↘), Tuam (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Muredach (August 12)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 2 missions, 41 priests (40 diocesan, 1 religious), 39 lay religious (4 brothers, 35 sisters) (2015)

Address: St. Muredach's, Sligo Rd., Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland

Phone: (096)21.518

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Elphin (→), Achonry (↘), Tuam (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.02.19 – ...):Bishop John Fleming (70)Bishop John Fleming (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Killala (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Fleming (70)Bishop John Fleming (70)Permalink
(2002.02.19 – ...)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland)

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Born:1948.02.16 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1972.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:2002.04.07

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (2002.02.19 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Anthony FinneganPermalink
(1987.05.03 – 2002.02.19)

Born:1925.08.26 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1987.07.12
Died:2011.12.25 († 86)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1987.05.03 – 2002.02.19)

Bishop Thomas McDonnellPermalink
(1970.10.12 – 1987.01.21)

Born:1912.11.08
Ordained Priest:1937.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.13
Died:1987.12.09 († 75)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1970.10.12 – 1987.01.21)

Bishop Patrick O’BoylePermalink
(1950.12.12 – 1970.10.12)

Born:1887.12.02
Ordained Priest:1911.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1951.02.25
Died:1971.11.25 († 83)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1950.12.12 – 1970.10.12)

Titular Bishop of Mammilla (1970.10.12 – 1971.11.25)

Bishop Jacob NaughtonPermalink
(1911.11.27 – 1950.02.16)

Born:1864.01.10
Ordained Priest:1889.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1912.01.07
Died:1950.02.16 († 86)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1911.11.27 – 1950.02.16)

Bishop John ConmyPermalink
(1893.04.23 – 1911.08.26)

Born:1843.02.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1866
Consecrated Bishop:1892.08.24
Died:1911.08.26 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis (1892.05.25 – 1893.04.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1892.05.25 – 1893.04.23)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1893.04.23 – 1911.08.26)

Bishop Hugh ConwayPermalink
(1873.08.09 – 1893.04.23)

Born:1811.02.02 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1872.02.04
Died:1893.04.23 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Achantus (1871.11.30 – 1873.08.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1871.11.30 – 1873.08.09)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1873.08.09 – 1893.04.23)

Bishop Tommaso Feeny (Thomas Feeny)Permalink
(1848.01.11 – 1873.08.09)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1873.08.09

Titular Bishop of Ptolemais (1839.07.27 – 1848.01.11)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1848.01.11 – 1873.08.09)

Bishop Francis Joseph O’Finan, O.P.Permalink
(1835.02.13 – 1847.12)

Consecrated Bishop:1835.03
Died:1847.12

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1835.02.13 – 1847.12)

Bishop John MacHale (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1834.05.27 – 1834.07.21)

Born:1791.03.06 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1814
Consecrated Bishop:1825.07.05
Died:1881.11.04 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Maronia (1825.03.08 – 1834.05.27)

Coadjutor Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1825.03.08 – 1834.05.27)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1834.05.27 – 1834.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) (1834.07.21 – 1881.11.04)

Bishop Peter WaldronPermalink
(1814.10.04 – 1834.05.20)

Born:1751 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1815.02.24
Died:1834.05.20 († 83)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1814.10.04 – 1834.05.20)

Bishop Dominic BellewPermalink
(1779.12.18 – 1812)

Consecrated Bishop:1780
Died:1812

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1779.12.18 – 1812)

Bishop Alexander IrwinPermalink
(1776.07.01 – 1779)

Died:1779

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1776.07.01 – 1779)

Bishop Philip Phillips (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1760.11.24 – 1776.06.22)

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 Bonaventura MacDonnell, O.F.M.Permalink
(1749.05.07 – 1760.09.16)

Died:1760.09.16

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1749.05.07 – 1760.09.16)

Bishop Mark Skerret (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1749.01.23 – 1749.05.05)

Died:1785.08.19

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1749.01.23 – 1749.05.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) (1749.05.05 – 1785.08.19)

Bishop John Brett, O.P.Permalink
(1743.07.27 – 1748.08.28)

Consecrated Bishop:1743.09.08
Died:1756.06.12

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1743.07.27 – 1748.08.28)

Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) (1748.08.28 – 1756.06.12)

Bishop Bernard O’RourkePermalink
(1739.04.24 – 1743)

Died:1743

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1739.04.24 – 1743)

Bishop Peter Archdekin, O.F.M.Permalink
(1735.09.30 – 1739)

Consecrated Bishop:1736.02.05
Died:1739

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1735.09.30 – 1739)

Bishop Thaddeus Francis O’Rourke (Tadhg O’Rourke), O.F.M.Permalink
(1703.11.15 – 1735.09)

Consecrated Bishop:1707.08.24
Died:1735.09

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1703.11.15 – 1735.09)

Bishop Francis KirwanPermalink
(1645 – 1661.08.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1645.05.07
Died:1661.08.27

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1645 – 1661.08.27)

Bishop John O’Cahasy, O.F.M.Permalink
(1580.07.27 – 1583)

Died:1583

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1580.07.27 – 1583)

Bishop Donat O’Gallagher, O.F.M.Permalink
(1570.09.04 – 1580.03.23)

Died:1581

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1570.09.04 – 1580.03.23)

Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland) (1580.03.23 – 1581)

Bishop Redmond O’GallagherPermalink
(1545.11.06 – 1569.06.22)

Died:1601.03.15

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1545.11.06 – 1569.06.22)

Bishop of Derry (Northern Ireland) (1569.06.22 – 1601.03.15)

Bishop Risdéard Bairéad (Richard Barrett)Permalink
(1513.01.07 – 1545)

Died:1545

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1513.01.07 – 1545)

Bishop Malachias Ó ClúmháinPermalink
(1506.02.12 – 1513)

Consecrated Bishop:1508.09.03
Died:1513

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1506.02.12 – 1513)

Bishop Thomas Clerke (Thomas Cleragh)Permalink
(1500.05.04 – 1505)

Died:1508

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1500.05.04 – 1505)

Bishop Seaán Ó Caissín, O.F.M.Permalink
(1487.01.18 – 1490)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1487.01.18 – 1490)

Bishop Tomas Bairéad (Thomas Barrett), O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1470.02.09 – 1497?)

Died:1497?

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1470.02.09 – 1497?)

Bishop Donatus Ó Conchobhair, O.P.Permalink
(1461.12.02 – 1467)

Died:1467

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1461.12.02 – 1467)

Bishop Brian Ó Coineóil (Bernardus)Permalink
(1439 – 1461.05.31)

Died:1461.05.31

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1432.01.30 – 1436)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1439 – 1461.05.31)

Bishop Maghnus Ó DubhdaPermalink
(1436 – 1436.02.22)

Died:1436.02.22

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1436 – 1436.02.22)

Bishop Brian Ó Coineóil (Bernardus)Permalink
(1432.01.30 – 1436)

Died:1461.05.31

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1432.01.30 – 1436)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1439 – 1461.05.31)

Bishop Thaddaeus Mac CreaghPermalink
(1431 – 1431)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1431 – 1431)

Bishop Fearghal Ó Martain, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1425.09.26 – 1431.01.30)

Consecrated Bishop:1427.11.11
Died:1431.01.30

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1425.09.26 – 1431.01.30)

Bishop Tomás mac Uilliam Duibh Bairéad (Thomas Barrett)Permalink
(1400 – 1425.01.25)

Died:1425.01.25

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1400 – 1425.01.25)

Bishop Thomas Horwell (Thomas Orwell), O.F.M.Permalink
(1390.01.31 – 1398)

Died:1406

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1390.01.31 – 1398)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1398 – 1406)

Bishop Conchobhar Ó Coineóil (Cornelius)Permalink
(1383 – ?)

Died:1422

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1383 – ?)

Bishop Robert ElyotPermalink
(1351.06.08 – 1383?)

Consecrated Bishop:1349.06
Died:1390?

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1349 – 1350)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1351.06.08 – 1383?)

Bishop Uilliam Ó Dubhda (William O’Dowda)Permalink
(1346.06.26 – 1350)

Died:1350

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1346.06.26 – 1350)

Bishop James BerminghamPermalink
(1344 – 1346)

Consecrated Bishop:1344
Died:1346

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1344 – 1346)

Bishop John Tankard (Seoán Ó Laithim)Permalink
(1306.06.13 – 1343)

Consecrated Bishop:1307
Died:1343

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1306.06.13 – 1343)

Bishop Donnchad Ó Flaithbertaig (Donatus)Permalink
(1281 – 1306.02)

Died:1306.02

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1281 – 1306.02)

Bishop Seoán Ó Máel FogmairPermalink
(? – 1280.10.25)

Died:1280.10.25

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (? – 1280.10.25)

Bishop Seoán Ó Laidig, O.P.Permalink
(1253 – 1264?)

Consecrated Bishop:1253.12.07
Died:1275

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1253 – 1264?)

Bishop DonatusPermalink
(1235 – ?)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1235 – ?)

Bishop Aengus Ó Máel Fogmair (Elias)Permalink
(1224? – 1234)

Died:1234

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1224? – 1234)

Bishop Muiredach Ua DubthaigPermalink
(1208? – ?)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1208? – ?)

Bishop Domnall Ua Bécdha (Donatus)Permalink
(1199? – 1206)

Died:1206

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1199? – 1206)

Bishop Ua Máel FogmairPermalink
(1179? – ?)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1179? – ?)

Bishop Ua Máel FogmairPermalink
(? – 1151)

Died:1151

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (? – 1151)

Bishop Ua Máel FogmairPermalink
(? – 1137)

Died:1137

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (? – 1137)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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