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Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe


Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe

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The Bishop of Limerick, Killaloe and Ardfert or the Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe (Full title: Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert, Aghadoe, Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert, Kilmacduagh and Emly) is the Church of Ireland Ordinary of the united Diocese of Limerick and Killaloe in the Province of Dublin.[1]


The united bishopric has three cathedrals:

Five others are in ruins or no longer exist:

List of bishops

Bishops of Limerick and Killaloe
From Until Incumbent Notes
1976 1981 Edwin Owen Formerly Bishop of Killaloe and Clonfert; elected Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe on 21 September 1976; enthroned 5 December 1976; retired on 6 January 1981; died 2 April 2005.[5]
1981 1985 Walton Empey Born 26 October 1934; elected 14 January 1981; consecrated 25 March 1981;[5] translated to Meath and Kildare in 1985, and subsequently to Dublin in 1996.
1985 2000 Edward Darling Born 24 July 1933; consecrated at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on 30 November 1985; retired on 31 July 2000.[6]
2000 2008 Michael Mayes Born 1941; translated from Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh;[7] elected 8 September 2000;[7] retired 31 March 2008.[8]
2008 present Trevor Williams Current Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe; born 1948; elected 6 May 2008;[9] consecrated at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin on 11 July 2008.[10]

Episcopal combination history

Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe Bishop of Limerick
Bishop of Ardfert and Aghadoe
Bishop of Killaloe and Clonfert Bishop of Killaloe and Kilfenora Bishop of Killaloe
Bishop of Kilfenora
Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh Bishop of Clonfert
Bishop of Kilmacduagh

See also


External links

  • Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings

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