News archive 2001

Twenty two ordinations from St Patrick’s College, Maynooth for 2001

Twenty-two Ordinations from St Patrick’s College, Maynooth for 2001

25 June 2001

Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth

A total of twenty two students from St Patrick’s College, Maynooth are being ordained to the priesthood in 2001. This is an increase on last year’s figure of 14 ordinations from Maynooth.

Some of the ordinations have already taken place, with the remainder scheduled for later this month, July and August. Of the 22 being ordained, twenty are being ordained for Irish dioceses and two for dioceses in the UK.

The following is a diocesan breakdown of this years ordinations:

Achonry (1); Armagh (1); Ardagh & Clonmacnois (1); Clonfert (1); Cloyne (2); Down & Connor (1); Ferns (1); Galway (1); Kildare & Leighlin (1); Killaloe (2); Limerick (2); Meath (2); Raphoe (3); Waterford and Lismore (1).
UK – Lancaster (1); Wrexham (1)

Full details of this year’s ordinations follows.

ENDS
25 June 2001

Further information:

President’s Office
St Patrick’s College
Maynooth
Co Kildare
Tel: (01) 708 3958

St Patrick’s College, Maynooth
Ordination to Priesthood 2001


Armagh

Reverend Eugene O’Neill, 36 Newry Road, Camlough, Newry, Co Armagh BT35 7JP. Ordained by Most Reverend Gerard Clifford, Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh, at the Church of St Malachy, Carrickcruppin, Newry, on 17 June 2001.

Ardagh & Clonmacnois

Reverend Joseph McGrath, 11 Providstown Road, Navan, Co Meath.
Ordained by Most Reverend Col  O’Reilly, Bishop of Ardagh & Clonmacnois, at St Mel’s Cathedral, Longford, on 26August 2001.

Achonry
Reverend Derek Gormley, Doobeg, Bunninadden, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Will be ordained by Most Reverend Thomas Flynn, Bishop of Achonry, in Autumn 2001.ClonfertReverend Declan Kelly, Church St., Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.  Ordained by Most Reverend John Kirby, Bishop of Clonfert, at St Michael’s Church, Ballinasloe, on 10 June 2001.

Cloyne
Reverend James Moore, Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co Cork.  Ordained by Most Reverend John Magee, Bishop of Cloyne, at the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Midleton, Co Cork, on 8 December 2000.

Reverend Thomas Bierney, 91 Kennedy Park, Wexford.  Ordained by Most Reverend John Magee, Bishop of Cloyne, at the Church of the Annunciation, Clonard, Wexford, on 24 June 2001.

Down & Connor
Reverend Gerard Fox, 19 Hillcrest, Greystone Road, Antrim BT41 1LA.  Ordained by Most Reverend Patrick Walsh, Bishop of Down and Connor, at St Joseph’s Church, Greystone Road, Antrim, on 3 June 2001.

Ferns
Reverend John J. Doyle, Coolnahorna, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.  Ordained by Most Reverend Brendan Comiskey, Bishop of Ferns, at St Joseph’s Church, Marshalstown, Enniscorthy, on 24 June 2001.

Galway
Reverend Alan Burke, ‘Westwood’ Gort Road, Loughrea, Co Galway.  Ordained by Most Reverend James McLoughlin, Bishop of Galway, at the Cathedral of Assumption and St Nicholas, Galway, on 3 June 2001

Kildare & Leighlin
Reverend Conor O’Reilly, Avondale, Portarlington, Co Offaly.
Ordained by Most Reverend Laurence Ryan, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin, at St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, on 17 June 2001.

Killaloe
Reverend Maurice Harmon, Lakefield, Corofin, Co Clare.  Ordained by Most Reverend William Walsh, Bishop of Killaloe, at St Bridget’s Church, Corofin, Co Clare, on 9 June 2001.

Reverend Anthony McMahon, 11 Summerhill, Ennis, Co Clare.  Ordained by Most Reverend William Walsh, Bishop of Killaloe, at the Cathedral of Ss Peter & Paul, Ennis, on 3 June 2001.

Limerick
Reverend Liam Enright, 36 Glenfield, Kilmallock, Co Limerick.  Ordained by Most Reverend Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick, at the Church of Ss Peter & Paul, Kilmallock, on 10 June 2001.

Reverend Michael O’Shea, Thomas Street, Rathkeale, Co Limerick. Ordained by Most Reverend Donal Murray, Bishop of Limerick, at St Mary’s Church, Rathkeale, on 3 June 2001.

Meath
Reverend Colm Browne, Commons Road, Navan, Co Meath.  Ordained by Most Reverend Michael Smith, Bishop of Meath, at St Mary’s Church, Navan, on 17 June 2001.

Reverend Derek Darby, Lagore Road, Ratoath, Co Meath.  Ordained by Most Reverend Michael Smith, Bishop of Meath, at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Ratoath, Co Meath, on 9 June 2001.

Raphoe
Reverend Rory Brady, Cranny, Inver, Co Donegal.  Ordained by Most Reverend Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe, at the Cathedral of St Eunan and St Columba, Letterkenny, on 1 July 2001.

Reverend Brian Ó Fearraigh, Machaire Rabhartaigh, Gort a Choirce, Leitir Ceanainn, Tír Chonaill. Ordained by Most Reverend Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe, at the Cathedral of St Eunan and St Columba, Letterkenny, on 1st July 2001.

Reverend Martin Timoney, Knockletragh, Cloghan, Lifford, Co Donegal. Ordained by Most Reverend Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe, at the Cathedral of St Eunan and St Columba, Letterkenny, on 1 July 2001.

Waterford & Lismore
Reverend Richard O’Halloran, Garravoone, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary. Ordained by Most Reverend William Lee, Bishop of Waterford & Lismore, at St Molleran’s Church, Carrickbeg, Carrick-on-Suir, on 2 September 2001.

Lancaster
Reverend Robert Billing, 325 Park Road, Blackpool, England.  Ordained by Most Reverend Patrick O’Donoghue, Bishop of Lancaster, in the Church of St John Vianney, Blackpool, on 14 July 2001.

Wrexham

Reverend Francis Doyle, The Grove, Kingswood Heights, Clondalkin, Dublin 22,  Ordained by Right Revd. Edwin Regan, Bishop of Wrexham, at St Mary’s Cathedral, Regent Street, Wrexham, Wales, on 7 June 2001.

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