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Diocesan Appointments 2016

Category: Parish

Most Reverend Martin Drennan, Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora, has made the following diocesan appointments with effect from Friday 12 August 2016:

  • Rt. Rev. Mgr. Malachy Hallinan, PP, Sacred Heart, to be Pastor Emeritus
  • Very Rev. Patrick Canon Callanan, retiring as PP, Kilbeacanty, to be appointed Administrator, Kilbeacanty
  • Very Rev. Michael Brennan, PP, Lettermore/Rosmuc, to be PP, Bearna
  • Very Rev. Desmond Forde PP, Bearna, to be CC, Ennistymon
  • Very Rev. Barry Hogg, President, St Mary’s College, on Sabbatical
  • Rev. Gearóid Ó Griofa, CC, Gort, to be Admnistrator, Lettermore/Rosmuc
  • An tAthair Dáithí Ó Murchú, CC, Knocknacarra, to be Chaplain in University Hospital, Galway
  • Rev. Peter Joyce, Chaplain, University Hospital, Galway, to be Administrator, Renmore
  • Rev. Alan Buke, Administrator, Oughterard, on sabbatical
  • Rev. Michael Connolly, CC, Mervue, to be PP, Oughterard
  • Rev. Patrick O’Donohue, CC, Good Shepherd, & Chaplain, GMIT, to be PP, Clarinbridge
  • Rev. Michael King, CC, Sacred Heart, to be CC, Gort
  • Rev. John O’Halloran, CC, Renmore, to be CC, Good Shepherd
  • Rev. Daniel Gallagher, recently ordained, to be CC, Oranmore, with additional diocesan duties
  • Rev. Kevin Keenan SVD, Administrator, Clarinbridge, to be PP, Sacred Heart
  • Rev. Donal Sweeney OP, Prior, St Mary’s, Claddagh, to be PP, St Mary’s, Claddagh