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Diocese of

Meath

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Armagh

Address: Bishop's House, Dublin Rd., Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Phone: (044)93.48.841

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.05.16 – ...):Bishop Michael Smith (74)Bishop Michael Smith (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Meath (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Smith (74)Bishop Michael Smith (74)
(1990.05.16 – ...)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland)

In Christo confido

Born:1940.06.06 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1963.03.09
Consecrated Bishop:1984.01.29

Titular Bishop of Leges (1983.11.17 – 1988.10.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1983.11.17 – 1988.10.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1988.10.13 – 1990.05.16)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1990.05.16 – ...)

Bishop John McCormack
(1968.01.29 – 1990.05.16)

Born:1921.03.25 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.10
Died:1996.09.21 († 75)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1968.01.29 – 1990.05.16)

Bishop John Anthony Kyne
(1947.05.17 – 1966.12.23)

Born:1904.11.04
Ordained Priest:1927.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1947.06.29
Died:1966.12.23 († 62)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1947.05.17 – 1966.12.23)

Bishop John Francis d’Alton (later Cardinal)
(1943.06.16 – 1946.06.13)

Judicium sine ira

Born:1882.10.11 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1908.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1942.06.29
Created Cardinal:1953.01.12
Died:1963.02.01 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Binda (1942.04.25 – 1943.06.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1942.04.25 – 1943.06.16)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1943.06.16 – 1946.06.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (United Kingdom) (1946.06.13 – 1963.02.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agata de’ Goti pro hac vice Title (1953.01.15 – 1963.02.01)

President of Irish Episcopal Conference (1958 – 1963.02.01)

Bishop Thomas Mulvany
(1929.04.12 – 1943.06.16)

Born:1868.03.01
Died:1943.06.16 († 75)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1929.04.12 – 1943.06.16)

Bishop Lawrence Gaughran
(1906.05.19 – 1928.06.14)

Born:1842.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1906.06.24
Died:1928.06.14 († 85)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1906.05.19 – 1928.06.14)

Bishop Matthew Gaffney
(1899.04.28 – 1906)

Born:1839.01.02 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1899.06.25
Died:1909.12.15 († 70)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1899.04.28 – 1906)

Bishop Thomas McNulty
(1866.12.11 – 1898.12.24)

Born:1818.07.09 (Ireland)
Died:1898.12.24 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Centuria (1864.09.08 – 1866.12.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1864.09.08 – 1866.12.11)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1866.12.11 – 1898.12.24)

Bishop John Cantwell
(1830.07.04 – 1866.12.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1830.09.21
Died:1866.12.11

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1830.07.04 – 1866.12.11)

Bishop Robert Logan
(1827.01.11 – 1830.04.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1824.10.29
Died:1830.04.22

Coadjutor Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1824.07.26 – 1827.01.11)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1827.01.11 – 1830.04.22)

Bishop Patrick Joseph Plunkett
(1778.12.19 – 1827.01.11)

Consecrated Bishop:1779.02.28
Died:1827.01.11

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1778.12.19 – 1827.01.11)

Bishop Augustine Cheevers, O.S.A.
(1756.08.07 – 1778.08.18)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1778.08.18

Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland) (1751.07.17 – 1756.08.07)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1756.08.07 – 1778.08.18)

Bishop Stephen MacEgan, O.P.
(1729.09.26 – 1756.05.30)

Died:1756.05.30

Bishop of Clonmacnois (Ireland) (1725 – 1729.09.26)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1729.09.26 – 1756.05.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Clonmacnois (Ireland) (1729.09.26 – 1756.05.30)

Bishop Luke Fagan (later Archbishop)
(1713.09.15 – 1729.09.24)

Consecrated Bishop:1714.02.07
Died:1733

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1713.09.15 – 1729.09.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1729.09.24 – 1733)

Bishop Patrick Tyrell
(1689.01.24 – 1692)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1692

Bishop of Clogher (Ireland) (1676.05.13 – 1689.01.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Kilmore (Ireland) (1678 – 1689.01.24)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1689.01.24 – 1692)

Bishop James Cusack
(1679.11.18 – 1688)

Died:1688

Coadjutor Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1678.10.05 – 1679.11.18)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1679.11.18 – 1688)

Bishop Patrick Plunkett, O. Cist.
(1669.01.11 – 1679.11.18)

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 Anthony MacGeoghegan, O.F.M.
(1657.04.16 – 1661)

Died:1664

Bishop of Clonmacnois (Ireland) (1647 – 1657.04.16)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1657.04.16 – 1661)

Bishop Thomas Dease
(1621.05.05 – 1652)

Consecrated Bishop:1622.05.22
Died:1652

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1621.05.05 – 1652)

Bishop William Walsh, O. Cist.
(1554.11.22 – 1577.01.04)

Died:1577.01.04

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1554.11.22 – 1577.01.04)

Bishop Edward Staples
(1529.09.03 – 1554.06.29)

Died:1560

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1529.09.03 – 1554.06.29)

Bishop Richard Wilson, O.S.A.
(1523.02.27 – 1529)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1523.02.27 – 1529)

Bishop Hugh Inge, O.P. (later Archbishop)
(1512.01.28 – 1523.02.27)

Died:1528.08.03

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1512.01.28 – 1523.02.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1523.02.27 – 1528.08.03)

Bishop William Rokeby (later Archbishop)
(1507.05.28 – 1512.01.28)

Died:1521.11.21

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1507.05.28 – 1512.01.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1512.01.28 – 1521.11.21)

Bishop John Payne, O.P.
(1483.03.17 – 1507.05.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1483
Died:1507.05.06

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1483.03.17 – 1507.05.06)

Bishop William Shirwood
(1460.03.26 – 1482.12.03)

Died:1482.12.03

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1460.03.26 – 1482.12.03)

Bishop Edmund Ouldhall, O. Carm.
(1450.08.07 – 1459.08.09)

Died:1459.08.09

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1450.08.07 – 1459.08.09)

Bishop William Silk
(1434.09.22 – 1450.05.09)

Died:1450.05.09

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1434.09.22 – 1450.05.09)

Bishop William Hadsor
(1430.05.29 – 1433.05.28)

Died:1433.05.28

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1430.05.29 – 1433.05.28)

Bishop Edward Dantsey
(1412.08.31 – 1430.01.04)

Died:1430.01.04

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1412.08.31 – 1430.01.04)

Bishop Robert Montayne
(1401.02.07 – 1412.05.24)

Consecrated Bishop:1401
Died:1412.05.24

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1401.02.07 – 1412.05.24)

Bishop Alexander Petit de Balscot (Alexander de Balscot)
(1386.03.10 – 1400.11.10)

Died:1400.11.10

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1371.02.09 – 1386.03.10)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1386.03.10 – 1400.11.10)

Bishop William Andrew, O.P.
(1380 – 1385.09.28)

Died:1385.09.28

Bishop of Achonry (Ireland) (1373.10.17 – 1380)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1380 – 1385.09.28)

Bishop Stephen Wall (Stephen de Valle)
(1369.02.19 – 1379.11.10)

Died:1379.11.10

Bishop of Limerick (Ireland) (1360 – 1369.02.19)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1369.02.19 – 1379.11.10)

Bishop Nicholas Allen, O.S.A.
(1353 – 1367.01.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1353.01.31
Died:1367.01.15

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1353 – 1367.01.15)

Bishop William St. Leger
(1349.10.05 – 1352.08.24)

Consecrated Bishop:1350.05.02
Died:1352.08.24

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1349.10.05 – 1352.08.24)

Bishop William of St. Paul, O. Carm.
(1327.02.16 – 1349.07)

Consecrated Bishop:1327.02
Died:1349.07

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1327.02.16 – 1349.07)

Bishop Seoán Mac Cearbaill Elect (John MacCarwill/O’Carroll) (later Archbishop)
(1321.02.20 – 1327.01.19)

Died:1329.07.27

Bishop of Cork (Ireland) (1302.04.30 – 1321.02.20)

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1321.02.20 – 1327.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1327.01.19 – 1329.07.27)

Bishop Thomas St. Leger
(1286.07.12 – 1320.12)

Consecrated Bishop:1287.11.03
Died:1320.12

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1286.07.12 – 1320.12)

Fr. Walter de Fulbourn (later Bishop)
(1283 – 1286.07.12 not possessed)

Died:1307.12.14

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1283 – 1286.07.12 not possessed)

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1286.07.12 – 1307.12.14)

Bishop Hugo of Taghmon
(1254.10.31 – 1282)

Consecrated Bishop:1255
Died:1282

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1254.10.31 – 1282)

Bishop Geoffrey Cusack, O.F.M.
(1253 – 1253.07)

Died:1254

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1253 – 1253.07)

Bishop Richard de la Corner
(1231 – 1252)

Consecrated Bishop:1231
Died:1252

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1231 – 1252)

Bishop Ralph Petit
(1227 – 1230.09)

Died:1230.09

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1227 – 1230.09)

Fr. Dónán
(1224.08 – 1226 not possessed)

Died:1226

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1224.08 – 1226 not possessed)

Bishops of Clonard (Roman Rite)

Bishop Simon Rochfort
(1192 – 1224)

Died:1224

Bishop of Clonard (Ireland) (1192 – 1224)

Bishop Echthigern Mac Máel Chiaráin (Eugenius)
(1177 – 1191)

Died:1191

Bishop of Clonard (Ireland) (1177 – 1191)

Bishop Étrú Ua Miadacháin (Eleuzerius)
(1152? – 1173)

Died:1173

Bishop of Clonard (Ireland) (1152? – 1173)

Bishop Eochaid Ua Cellaig (Eochaid O’Kelly)
(1133 – 1140)

Died:1140

Bishop of Clonard (Ireland) (1133 – 1140)

Bishop Máel Muire Ua Dúnáin
(1111 – 1117.12.24)

Died:1117.12.24

Bishop of Clonard (Ireland) (1111 – 1117.12.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.08.07

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