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Diocese of Achonry

Dioecesis Achadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Brendan Kelly, Bishop
  • Thomas Flynn, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 560
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tuam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 896 (346 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Mayo Roscommon and Sligo
  • Official Web Site: http://www.achonrydiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, St. Nathy's, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
  • Telephone: (094)98.60.021
  • Fax: 98.60.921

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
560ErectedDiocese of Achonry (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195053,72055,00097.7%80888610821022ap1951
195946,33047,14698.3%78886538822822ap1960
197040,00040,62098.5%7313864651722022ap1971
198039,20039,70098.7%673705601114023ap1981
199039,20139,35699.6%5946362269523ap1991
199932,50033,15098.0%61263515310023ap2000
200034,20435,20597.2%4925167029723ap2001
200134,40535,23797.6%4714871619623ap2002
200234,82635,68097.6%4614774019523ap2003
200335,22436,56896.3%4614774918923ap2004
200435,22436,56896.3%4915070418923ap2005
200535,75237,46495.4%4514677718723ap2006
200635,75237,46495.4%48487448723ap2007
201134,95036,60095.5%50506998423ap2012
201235,10036,70095.6%4915070218423ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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