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Diocese of Killaloe

Dioecesis Laoniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • William Walsh, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cashel (-Emly)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Square Kilometers: 4,523 (1,747 Square Miles)
  • Description: Parts of Clare, Laois, Limerick, Offaly and Tipperary
  • Official Web Site: http://www.killaloediocese.ie/
  • Mailing Address: Westbourne, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
  • Telephone: (065)682.8638
  • Fax: 684.2538

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Killaloe (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950107,000116,00092.2%161422035278029557ap1951
197098,184101,00697.2%160452054789450058ap1971
1980109,782112,39497.7%160402005489847358ap1981
1990112,222115,30597.3%156351915878333959ap1991
1999109,306115,06195.0%138261646665325058ap2000
2000109,458113,80496.2%138271656635324558ap2001
2001109,521114,21595.9%132271596885123558ap2002
2002110,170120,87891.1%128261547154822858ap2003
2003110,670120,87891.6%124251497424522058ap2004
2004113,067120,87893.5%123241477694421058ap2005
2006113,774121,37493.7%119231428014218958ap2007

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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