Diocese of

Dromore

Northern Ireland Northern Ireland

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Dromore / Dromoren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Armagh

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Patrick (March 17), Saint ColmΓ‘n of Dromore (June 7)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Bishop’s House, 44 Armagh Rd., Newry, Co. Down BT35 6PN, Ireland

Phone: (+44-28)302.62.44

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.04.15 – ...):Archbishop Eamon Martin (62)Archbishop Eamon Martin (62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland)

President of Irish Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dromore (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Eamon Martin (62)Archbishop Eamon Martin (62)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.04.15 – ...)

Bishop Philip Boyce, O.C.D. (84)Bishop Philip Boyce, O.C.D. (84)
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.03.26 – 2019.04.15)

Bishop John McAreavey (75)Bishop John McAreavey (75)
(1999.06.04 – 2018.03.26)

Bishop emeritus of Dromore (Northern Ireland)

Sicut qui ministrat

Born:1949.02.02 (Banbridge, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.19

Priest of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1973.06.10 – 1999.06.04)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1999.06.04 – 2018.03.26)

Bishop Francis Gerard Brooks
(1975.11.20 – 1999.06.04)

Born:1924.01.14 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1976.01.25
Died:2010.09.04 († 86)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1975.11.20 – 1999.06.04)

Bishop Eugene O’Doherty
(1944.03.11 – 1975.11.20)

Born:1896.02.04
Ordained Priest:1921.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1944.05.28
Died:1979.03.24 († 83)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1944.03.11 – 1975.11.20)

Bishop Edward Mulhern
(1916.01.31 – 1943.08.12)

Born:1863.01.29
Consecrated Bishop:1916.04.30
Died:1943.08.12 († 80)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1916.01.31 – 1943.08.12)

Bishop Henry O’Neill
(1901.07.07 – 1915.10.09)

Born:1843.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:1901.07.07
Died:1915.10.09 († 72)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1901.07.07 – 1915.10.09)

Bishop Thomas McGivern
(1890.12.04 – 1900.11.24)

Born:1829.12.20 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1887.05.06
Died:1900.11.24 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Hippus (1887.01.17 – 1890.12.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1887.01.17 – 1890.12.04)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1890.12.04 – 1900.11.24)

Bishop John Pius Leahy, O.P.
(1860.02.29 – 1890.12.04)

Born:1802.07.25 (Ireland)
Died:1890.12.04 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Aulon (1854.07.19 – 1860.02.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1854.07.19 – 1860.02.29)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1860.02.29 – 1890.12.04)

Bishop Michael Blake
(1833.01.13 – 1860.02.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1833.03.17
Died:1860.03.06

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1833.01.13 – 1860.02.27)

Archbishop Thomas Kelly
(1826.06.04 – 1832.07.26)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1826.08.27
Died:1835.01.13

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1826.06.04 – 1832.07.26)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1828.12.01 – 1832.07.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1832.07.26 – 1835.01.13)

Bishop Hugh O’Kelly
(1820.01.30 – 1825.08.14)

Consecrated Bishop:1820.04.16
Died:1825.08.14

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1820.01.30 – 1825.08.14)

Bishop Edmond Derry
(1801.08.07 – 1819.10.29)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1819.10.29

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1801.08.07 – 1819.10.29)

Bishop Matthew Lennan
(1780.12.20 – 1801.01.22)

Died:1801.01.22

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1780.12.20 – 1801.01.22)

Bishop Patrick Brady, O.F.M. Rec.
(1770.04.10 – 1780.07.04)

Died:1780.07.04

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1770.04.10 – 1780.07.04)

Bishop Dionysius Maguire, O.F.M. Obs.
(1767.02.10 – 1770.03.25)

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 Anthony O’Garvey
(1747.09.01 – 1766.08.24)

Died:1766.08.24

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1747.09.01 – 1766.08.24)

Bishop Patrick Donnelly
(1697.07.22 – 1716)

Died:1716

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1697.07.22 – 1716)

Bishop Oliver Darcy, O.P.
(1647.03.11 – 1662)

Consecrated Bishop:1648.05.07
Died:1662

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1647.03.11 – 1662)

Bishop Patrick MacCaul
(1576.01.23 – 1589)

Died:1589

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1576.01.23 – 1589)

Bishop Arthur Magennis
(1540.04.16 – 1575)

Died:1575

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1540.04.16 – 1575)

Bishop Roger MacCiadh
(1539.06.16 – 1539?)

Died:1539?

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1539.06.16 – 1539?)

Bishop Quintin Cogly, O.P.
(1536.05.29 – 1539)

Died:1539

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1536.05.29 – 1539)

Bishop Tadhg Γ“ Raghallaigh, O.E.S.A.
(1511.04.30 – 1526)

Died:1526

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1511.04.30 – 1526)

Bishop of Ross (Ireland) (1519.12.23 – 1526)

Bishop George Brana
(1483.04.18 – 1499.04.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1483.05.03
Died:1529

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1483.04.18 – 1499.04.15)

Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) (1499.04.15 – ?)

Bishop Yvo Guillen
(1480.04.04 – 1483)

Died:1483

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1480.04.04 – 1483)

Bishop Robert Kirk, O. Cist.
(1476.08.28 – 1480)

Died:1480

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1476.08.28 – 1480)

Bishop Aonghus (Aeneas)
(? – 1476)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (? – 1476)

Bishop William Egremond (William)
(1463.06.05 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1463.06.05 – ?)

Bishop Richard Messing, O. Carm.
(1457.07.29 – 1463)

Died:1463

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1457.07.29 – 1463)

Bishop-elect Donatus Γ“ h-Anluain
(1454 – ?)

Consecrated Bishop:1456

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1454 – ?)

Bishop Thomas Radcliff
(1450 – 1454)

Consecrated Bishop:1450.02.01

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1450 – 1454)

Bishop Thomas Scrope (Thomas Bradley), O. Carm.
(1434? – 1440)

Died:1492.01.15

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1434? – 1440)

Bishop David Chirbury, O. Carm.
(1431.06.22 – ?)

Died:1451?

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1431.06.22 – ?)

Bishop Thomas Rackelf, O.E.S.A.
(1429.01.31 – 1453)

Consecrated Bishop:1433.12.21
Died:1453

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1429.01.31 – 1453)

Bishop William
(? – 1431)

Died:1431

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (? – 1431)

Bishop Nicholas Warte, O.F.M.
(1419.03.17 – ?)

Died:1445?

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1419.03.17 – ?)

Bishop SeaΓ‘n Γ“ Ruanadha
(1414? – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1414? – ?)

Bishop John Chourles, O.S.B.
(1410.07.16 – 1418)

Died:1433.06.12

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1410.07.16 – 1418)

Bishop Richard Payl, O.P.
(1407.12.30 – 1410.05.30)

Died:1433?

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1407.12.30 – 1410.05.30)

Bishop of Sodor (Scotland) (1410.05.30 – 1421)

Bishop of Man (Isle of Man) (1410.05.30 – 1433?)

Bishop Roger Appleby, O.F.M.
(1402.10.11 – 1407)

Died:1409

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1400.09.26 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1402.10.11 – 1407)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1407 – 1409)

Bishop John Waltham, O.E.S.A.
(1400.05.14 – 1402.10.11)

Died:1405.11.05

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1398.02.01 – 1400.05.14)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1400.05.14 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1402.10.11 – 1405.11.05)

Bishop Thomas Horwell (Thomas Orwell), O.F.M.
(1398 – 1406)

Died:1406

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1390.01.31 – 1398)

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

Bishop Cornelius
(? – 1382)

Died:1382

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (? – 1382)

Bishop John O’Lannub, O.F.M.
(1382 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1382 – ?)

Bishop Christophorus
(1369.08.28 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1369.08.28 – ?)

Bishop Milo
(1366.10.20 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1366.10.20 – ?)

Bishop Enech
(1351 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1351 – ?)

Bishop Tigernach
(? – 1309)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (? – 1309)

Bishop Florentius Mac DonnacΓ‘in
(1309 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1309 – ?)

Bishop Gervasius
(1290 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1290 – ?)

Bishop Tigernach
(1284 – 1309)

Died:1309

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1284 – 1309)

Bishop Andreas
(1245 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1245 – ?)

Bishop Geraldus, O. Cist.
(1227 – ?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1227 – ?)

Bishop Ua Ruanada
(? – 1197?)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (? – 1197?)

Abbots nullius of Dromore (Roman Rite)

Saint Bishop ColmΓ‘n of Dromore
(510? – ?)

Born: (Ireland)
Canonised:1902.06.19 (equipollently)

Bishop-Abbot nullius of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (510? – ?)

Bishop.

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (47)

Armagh (←), Down and Connor (β†—)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 1,000 kmΒ²

Population: 92,000 Catholics (45.5% of 202,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 22 parishes

Personnel: 46 priests (36 diocesan, 10 religious), 5 deacons, 75 religious (14 brothers, 61 sisters), 1 seminarian

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