Dublin Diocesan Appointments 2021
30th June 2021
Moderator of the Curia
Father Gareth Byrne appointed Moderator of the Curia.
Father Gareth Byrne, Monsignor Ciaran O’Carroll and Father Donal Roche appointed Vicars General.
Father Paul Coyle appointed Diocesan Chancellor.
Vicar for Clergy
Monsignor Eoin Thynne appointed Vicar for Clergy.
Diocesan Synodal Steering Committee
Father Kieran McDermott appointed Chairman of Diocesan Synodal Steering Committee.
Father Seamus McEntee appointed Director of Vocations.
Father William O’Shaughnessy appointed Assistant Director of Vocations.
Very Reverend John Canon Delaney Moderator Sandyford and Balally
Father Paul St. John, SVD, Adm Walkinstown to retire as Adm and appointed Parish Chaplain, Ballygall
Bawnogue /Clondalkin/Deansrath/ Neilstown/Rowlagh and Quarryvale grouping of parishes
Father Kieran Coghlan appointed Moderator Bawnogue /Clondalkin/Deansrath/ Neilstown/Rowlagh and Quarryvale grouping of parishes.
Fr Padraig O’Sullivan Co PP Bawnogue /Clondalkin/Deansrath/ Neilstown/Rowlagh and Quarryvale grouping of parishes
Father Robert Smyth appointed Adm Beaumont Parish
Father Dominic Kwikiriza appointed curate to Beaumont Parish
Blakestown\Hartstown\Huntstown and Mountview
Father Joseph Coyne appointed Moderator of Blakestown\Hartstown\Huntstown and Mountview
Father Michael Carey appointed PP Blanchardstown
Father Michael O’Grady appointed PP Cabra, in addition to Cabra West
Castleknock and Laurel Lodge
Father Damian McNeice appointed PP of Castleknock and Laurel Lodge
Father Brendan Quinlan retires as Co PP, Laurel Lodge and appointed CC Castleknock and Laurel Lodge
Father Liam Lacey appointed PP Dalkey
Monsignor Ciaran O’Carroll appointed PP Donnybrook
Lucan\Esker- Dodsboro -Adamstown\Lucan South
Father Philip Curran appointed Moderator, Lucan\Esker- Dodsboro -Adamstown\Lucan South
Leixlip and Confey
Father Aloysius Zuribo appointed CC Leixlip and Confey
Father Ubaldo Muhindo appointed curate-in-charge of Lucan South
Father Adrian F Crowley appointed CC Mulhuddart
Father Eamon Devlin CM appointed PP Phibsborough
Rathdrum, Roundwood and Glendalough
Father Derek Doyle Moderator Rathdrum, Roundwood and Glendalough
Father John Greene appointed curate to Rathdrum, Roundwood and Glendalough
Saggart, Rathcoole, Brittas and Newcastle
Father David Fleming appointed CC Saggart, Rathcoole, Brittas and Newcastle
Sutton/Howth/Baldoyle parish grouping
Father Cyril Mangan appointed
Moderator of the parish grouping Sutton/Howth/Baldoyle
Father Gerard Tanham retires as Moderator of the grouping of Sutton\Howth\Baldoyle and is appointed Parish Chaplain of the grouping of Sutton\Howth\Baldoyle
Swords\ Brackenstown\ Rivervalley
Father Desmond Doyle appointed Moderator of Swords\ Brackenstown\ Rivervalley
Father Colin Rothery appointed Co-PP, Swords\ Brackenstown\ Rivervalley
Father Paul Glennon, appointed PP Walkinstown
Malahide, Portmarnock and Yellow Walls
Deacon Gerard Reilly appointed to Malahide, Portmarnock and Yellow Walls
Cabra, Cabra West and Phibsborough grouping of parishes.
Deacon Damian Murphy to Cabra, Cabra West and Phibsborough grouping of parishes.
Ashford and Glenealy, Glendalough, Roundwood.
Deacon Jeremy Seligman appointed to the parishes of Ashford and Glenealy, Glendalough, Roundwood.
Deacon Joe Walsh appointed to Maynooth Parish
Very Rev. Patrick Canon Carroll, Moderator Cabra to retire as Moderator.
Father Patrick Devitt Adm Dalkey to retire as Adm.
Father Owen Lynch Co PP Roundwood to retire as Co PP.
Monsignor Paul Callan retires as Moderator and granted sabbatical leave.
Father Karl Fortune CC Leixlip granted sabbatical leave.
Father Thadeus Mkawma, Curate, Beaumont Parish is returning to Tanzania in August 2021.
All appointments will take effect on the weekend of the 28th /29th August, unless already indicated.