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Diocese of

Kilmore

Ireland Ireland, Northern Ireland Northern Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,202 km²

Population: 69,600 Catholics (90.2% of 77,200 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Armagh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ardagh (↙), Elphin (←), Raphoe (↑), Clogher (↗), Meath (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Patrick (March 17), St. Felim (August 9)

Statistics: 35 parishes, 1 mission, 80 priests (75 diocesan, 5 religious), 2 deacons, 53 lay religious (6 brothers, 47 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, Cullies, Cavan, Ireland

Phone: (049)433.3872

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Ardagh (↙), Elphin (←), Raphoe (↑), Clogher (↗), Meath (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.10.16 – ...):Bishop Philip Leo O’Reilly (74)Bishop Philip Leo O’Reilly (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kilmore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philip Leo O’Reilly (74)Bishop Philip Leo O’Reilly (74)Permalink
(1998.10.16 – ...)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland)

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Born:1944.04.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1997.02.02

Coadjutor Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1996.11.20 – 1998.10.16)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1998.10.16 – ...)

Bishop Francis Joseph MacKiernanPermalink
(1972.10.11 – 1998.10.16)

Born:1926.02.03 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1972.12.10
Died:2005.12.23 († 79)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1972.10.11 – 1998.10.16)

Bishop Austin QuinnPermalink
(1950.07.19 – 1972.10.11)

Born:1892.03.15
Ordained Priest:1915.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1950.09.10
Died:1974.09.24 († 82)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1950.07.19 – 1972.10.11)

Bishop Patrick LyonsPermalink
(1937.08.06 – 1949.04.27)

Born:1875.05.21
Ordained Priest:1898.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1937.10.03
Died:1949.04.27 († 73)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1937.08.06 – 1949.04.27)

Bishop Patrick FineganPermalink
(1910.07.04 – 1937.01.25)

Born:1858.08.16
Died:1937.01.25 († 78)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1910.07.04 – 1937.01.25)

Bishop Edward MacGennisPermalink
(1888.02.03 – 1906.05.15)

Born:1847.01.03 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1888.04.15
Died:1906.05.15 († 59)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1888.02.03 – 1906.05.15)

Bishop Bernard FineganPermalink
(1886.05.10 – 1887.11.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1886.06.13
Died:1887.11.11

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1886.05.10 – 1887.11.11)

Bishop Nicholas ConatyPermalink
(1865.04.11 – 1886.01.17)

Born:1820 (Ireland)
Died:1886.01.17 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Rhodiopolis (1863.03.11 – 1865.04.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1863.03.11 – 1865.04.11)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1865.04.11 – 1886.01.17)

Bishop James BrownePermalink
(1829.04.30 – 1865.04.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1827.06.10
Died:1865.04.11

Titular Bishop of Magyddus (1827.03.20 – 1829.04.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1827.03.20 – 1829.04.30)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1829.04.30 – 1865.04.11)

Bishop Fargal O’ReillyPermalink
(1807.01.16 – 1829.04.30)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1807.08.24
Died:1829.04.30

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1807.01.16 – 1829.04.30)

Bishop James DillonPermalink
(1800.08.10 – 1806)

Died:1806

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1800.08.10 – 1806)

Bishop Charles O’ReillyPermalink
(1798.12.23 – 1800.03.06)

Died:1800.03.06

Titular Bishop of Phussala (1793.05.17 – 1798.12.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1793.05.17 – 1798.12.23)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1798.12.23 – 1800.03.06)

Bishop Dionysius Maguire, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1770.03.25 – 1798.12.23)

Died:1798.12.23

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1767.02.10 – 1770.03.25)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1770.03.25 – 1798.12.23)

Bishop Andrew CampbellPermalink
(1753.04.03 – 1769.12.01)

Died:1769.12.01

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1753.04.03 – 1769.12.01)

Bishop Laurence Richardson, O.P.Permalink
(1747.02.06 – 1753.01.29)

Consecrated Bishop:1747.05.01
Died:1753.01.29

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1747.02.06 – 1753.01.29)

Bishop Michael MacDonagh, O.P.Permalink
(1728 – 1746.11.26)

Consecrated Bishop:1728.12.12
Died:1746.11.26

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1728 – 1746.11.26)

Archbishop Hugh MacMahonPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1711 – 1728)

Bishop Patrick TyrellPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1678 – 1689.01.24)

Bishop Eugene SweeneyPermalink
(1628.09.18 – 1669.10.18)

Consecrated Bishop:1630
Died:1669.10.18

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1628.09.18 – 1669.10.18)

Bishop Hugh O’Reilly (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1625.06.09 – 1628.08.21)

Consecrated Bishop:1625.07
Died:1653.02

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1625.06.09 – 1628.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1628.08.21 – 1653.02)

Bishop Richard Brady, O.F.M.Permalink
(1580.03.09 – 1607.09)

Died:1607.09

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1576.01.23 – 1580.03.09)

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1580.03.09 – 1607.09)

Bishop Hugh O’SheridanPermalink
(1560.02.07 – 1579)

Died:1579

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1560.02.07 – 1579)

Bishop John MacBradyPermalink
(1540.11.05 – 1559)

Died:1559

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1540.11.05 – 1559)

Bishop Edmund Nugent, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1530.01.22 – 1540)

Died:1550

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1530.01.22 – 1540)

Bishop Diarmaid Ó RaghillaighPermalink
(1512.01.28 – 1530)

Died:1530

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1512.01.28 – 1530)

Bishop Tomás Mac BrádaighPermalink
(1480.10.20 – 1511)

Died:1511

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1480.10.20 – 1511)

Bishop Cormac Mág Shamhradháin, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1476.11.04 – 1512.12)

Died:1512.12

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1476.11.04 – 1512.12)

Bishop Seoán Ó Raghillaigh, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1465.05.17 – 1476)

Died:1476

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1465.05.17 – 1476)

Bishop Fear Siíhe Mág Dhuibhne, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1455.07.11 – 1464.11.27)

Died:1464.11.27

Bishop of Kilmore (Ireland) (1455.07.11 – 1464.11.27)

Bishops of Brefinnia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aindrias Mac BrádaighPermalink
(1445.03.09 – 1455)

Died:1455

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1445.03.09 – 1455)

Bishop Domhnall O Gabhann (Donatus)Permalink
(1421.08.13 – 1445)

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1421.08.13 – 1445)

Bishop David Ó FaircheallaighPermalink
(1408 – ?)

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1408 – ?)

Bishop Nicol Mac BrádaighPermalink
(1395 – 1421)

Consecrated Bishop:1398
Died:1421

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1395 – 1421)

Bishop Seoán Ó RaghillaighPermalink
(1389 – 1393)

Died:1393

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1389 – 1393)

Bishop Thomas Rushook (Thomas Rushooke), O.P.Permalink
(1388 – 1390?)

Died:1393

Bishop of Llandaff (Wales) (1383.05.03 – 1385.11.07)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1385.11.07 – 1388)

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1388 – 1390?)

Bishop JohannesPermalink
(1373? – 1389)

Died:1389

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1373? – 1389)

Bishop Riocard Ó Raghillaigh (Richard O’Reilly)Permalink
(1356 – 1369)

Died:1369

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1356 – 1369)

Bishop Conchobhar Mac Conshnámha (Cornelius Ford)Permalink
(? – 1355)

Died:1355

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (? – 1355)

Bishop Pádraic Ó CridecáinPermalink
(1320? – 1328)

Died:1328

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1320? – 1328)

Bishop Matha Mac DuibnePermalink
(? – 1314)

Died:1314

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (? – 1314)

Bishop Mauricius, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1286 – 1307)

Died:1307

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1286 – 1307)

Bishop Simon Ó RuaircPermalink
(1251 – 1285)

Died:1285

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1251 – 1285)

Bishop Congalach Mac IdneóilPermalink
(1233 – 1250)

Died:1250

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1233 – 1250)

Bishop Flann Ó Connachtaig (Florentius)Permalink
(? – 1231)

Died:1231

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (? – 1231)

Bishop M. Ua DobailénPermalink
(1202 – 1211)

Died:1211

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1202 – 1211)

Bishop Tuathal Ua Connachtaig (Thaddaeus)Permalink
(1152? – 1179)

Died:1179

Bishop of Brefinnia (Ireland) (1152? – 1179)

Abbots nullius of Brefinnia (Roman Rite)

Abbot Muirchertach Ua Máel MochéirgePermalink
(? – 1149)

Died:1149

Abbot nullius of Brefinnia (Ireland) (? – 1149)

Abbot Áed Ua FinnPermalink
(? – 1136)

Died:1136

Abbot nullius of Brefinnia (Ireland) (? – 1136)

Former Prelates


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