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Diocese says farewell to the Kilkenny bishop who took the west to his heart

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The diocese yesterday bade farewell to retired Bishop of Galway Martin Drennan at a peaceful and hwarming Requiem Mass in Galway Cathedral.

‘You have given me the fondest memories,’ Bishop Kelly tells congregation

In his final address as Bishop of Galway, Bishop Brendan Kelly paid tribute to all who had aided him throughout his time in the office, saying they have left him with the fondest memories.

Bishop condemns "betrayal of trust" after Galway priest jailed for sex abuse

Bishop of Galway, Brendan Kelly has praised the courage of the victim whose complaint led to the jailing of a city priest for sexual abuse today.

An air of change abounds

There’s a lot of change in the air at the moment — Galway gets its new bishop this weekend; the University formerly known as University College Galway and latterly NUI Galway will soon be known as Ollscoile na Gaillimhe — University of Galway; the RTC/GMIT is now ATU; Jurys is to become Leonardo; and there’s a new bridge due to span the Corrib; and dare I say it, Galway are beating Mayo again.

Church leaders head west to witness Bishop of Galway installed on Sunday

Bishop Michael Duignan will be installed as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora in a ceremony to be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas on Sunday. He will also continue to minister as Bishop of Clonfert.

Pope announces new Bishop of Galway and accepts retirement of Bishop Kelly

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It was confirmed this morning (Friday) that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the request for retirement of Bishop Brendan Kelly, heretofore Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora; and has appointed Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop of Clonfert, to minister simultaneously as Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora.

People have been hurt by the experience of church, says new Archbishop of Tuam

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People have been hurt by their experience of Church and now must be listened to, the new Archbishop of Tuam, Francis Duffy said on Sunday after he was installed at a ceremony at the Cathedral of the Assumption held before a reduced audience in line with Covid restrictions.

Castledaly native formally appointed Commercial Manager at Bord na Mona

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Castledaly native, Brendan Kelly, has been appointed to the role of Commercial Manager at Bord na Móna.

Legion of Mary in Galway to mark 100 years

A celebratory mass will be held on Tuesday next, September 7 in Galway Cathedral at 7:30pm to mark the beginning of the centenary of the Legion of Mary. The Mass will be presided by Most Rev. Brendan Kelly. All friends of the Legion past and present are welcome to attend with seating on a first come first served basis. The mass will also be viewable online at

Joyous scenes as Moycullen man is ordained at Galway Cathedral

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On a day when Moycullen celebrated the arrival of its Olympic medal into the parish, it had a second joyous event when local man John Gerard Action was ordaind a priest at Galway Cathedral.


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