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Bishop Kevin Doran announces diocesan appointments for the Diocese of Elphin

 Bishop Kevin Doran has announced the following diocesan appointments for 2018:

  1. Father Michael Donnelly PP Drumcliff-Maugherow has retired.
  2. Canon Thomas Hever VG, returning from sabbatical leave, has been appointed PP Drumcliff-Maugherow, effective 1 July 2018.
  3. Father Martin Mulvaney PP Saints Peter and Paul’s, Athlone, to be PP Kilglass and Rooskey, replacing Father Kevin Fallon who will be on sabbatical leave until next summer, effective 10 August 2018.
  4. Father John Deignan CC Saints Peter and Paul’s, Athlone to be PP Saints Peter and Paul’s, Athlone, effective 10 August 2018.


  • Bishop Kevin Doran is Bishop of Elphin.

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