Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Diocesan Appointments 2022 : Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly

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Please see below details announced by Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, regarding the 2022 clerical changes and appointments for the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly:

  • Very Rev Cannon Conor Ryan PP, VF, Hospital & Herbertstown, to be AP Hospital & Herbertstown
  • Rev Father Sean Fennelly, Chaplain, Saint John the Baptist Community School, Hospital, to be PP Hospital & Herbertstown
  • Rev Father Thomas Dunne CC, Boherlahan & Dualla, to be PP Murroe & Boher.

Commenting on the clerical appointments for 2022, Archbishop O’Reilly said, “These appointments will take effect from Saturday, 3 September next. On behalf of the Archdiocese, I wish to express my deep gratitude to all affected by these appointments and wish them God’s blessing, good health and fulfilment in their ministries. I am also very grateful to the people of the Archdiocese who have supported our priests and their ministry in so many important ways over the last twelve months. This has been a particularly challenging period for all of us.”


Archbishop O’Reilly offered his congratulations to the following priests who celebrate their 50th anniversary to priestly ordination this year:

  • Father Micheal Hickey PP, Bansha & Kilmoyler
  • Father Patrick O’Gorman AP, Kilcommon, Hollyford & Rearcross
  • Father Thomas O.Breen PP, Ballylanders
  • Father Joseph Egan PP, Boherlahan & Dualla
  • Father John O’Neill PP, Galbally & Lisvernane
  • Father Richard Kelly PP, Kilbehenny & Anglesboro

Archbishop O’Reilly also offered his congratulations to Father Francis McCarthy CC, Athy, Co Kildare, who celebrates his 25th anniversary of priestly ordination.