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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland
DateAscendingChange
445Archdiocese of Armagh was established
450Abbacy nullius of Down was established
454Abbacy nullius of Clogher was established
500Abbacy nullius of Brefinnia was established
514Abbacy nullius of Dromore was established
550Abbacy nullius of Derry was established
570Abbacy nullius of Ardstraw was established
1111Abbacy nullius of Clogher was promoted as Diocese of Clogher
1111Abbacy nullius of Ardstraw was promoted as Diocese of Ardstraw
1111Archdiocese of Armagh was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Armagh
1111Abbacy nullius of Down was promoted as Diocese of Down
1152Abbacy nullius of Brefinnia was promoted as Diocese of Brefinnia
1152Diocese of Ardstraw was suppressed (to Diocese of Cinél nEógain and Ardstraw)
1152Abbacy nullius of Derry was promoted as Diocese of Cinél nEógain and Ardstraw (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Ardstraw)
1173.02.11Diocese of Cinél nEógain and Ardstraw was renamed as Diocese of Maghera, Cenél Fearadhaigh and Ardstraw
1180Abbacy nullius of Dromore was promoted as Diocese of Dromore
1254Diocese of Maghera, Cenél Fearadhaigh and Ardstraw was renamed as Diocese of Derry
1442Diocese of Down was renamed as Diocese of Down and Connor
1460Diocese of Brefinnia was renamed as Diocese of Kilmore
1969Titular Episcopal See of Árd Sratha was restored

as of 2019.05.08

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