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Statement by Fr Ciaran O’Carroll, Rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome

Statement by Father Ciaran O’Carroll, Rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome

Father Ciaran O’Carroll, the Rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, has announced that Father Albert McDonnell, Vice Rector of the College, Father Billy Swan, Director of Formation, and Father Chris Hayden, College Spiritual Director will return to their respective dioceses at the conclusion of this academic year, where upon they will undertake new appointments.  The Trustees of the Irish College, (the four archbishops of Ireland) will announce new appointments after they meet later this month.

Father O’Carroll said “I wish to take this opportunity to acknowledge the contribution that Father McDonnell, Father Swan and Father Hayden have made to the life of the college during their time of service here.  I wish them every blessing and success in their new appointments and for the future.”

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