Bishop John Kirby has announced the following diocesan appointments for clergy which will take effect from 24 August 2018:
- Father John Garvey, PP, Ballinasloe, is on sabbatical leave for one year.
- Father Bernard Costello, Chaplain Portiuncula Hospital to be Administrator Ballinasloe for one year.
- Father Joe Long SPS, CC, Kilrickle to return to Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society.
- Father John Hickey SSC, CC, Abbey to be CC Kilrickle.
- Father Charles Nyameh, Jalingo Diocese, Nigeria, to be curate in the Parish of Loughrea.
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- Bishop John Kirby is Bishop of Clonfert.