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Bishop–designate of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe confirmed

Bishop Michael Burrows.
Bishop Michael Burrows.

The House of Bishops has confirmed the appointment of the Rt Revd Michael Burrows, currently Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, as Bishop–designate of the United Dioceses of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe.  His translation is planned for Thursday, 14th April 2022.

Bishop Michael Burrows was elected Bishop of Tuam, Limerick and Killaloe by the Episcopal Electoral College on Friday, 14th January 2022. 

Bishop Burrows succeeds the Rt Revd Patrick Rooke (formerly Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry) and the Rt Revd Dr Kenneth Kearon (formerly Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe) who both retired at the end of October 2021, at which time the two dioceses were united.  He has served as Bishop of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory since 2006, and was previously Dean of Cork, Rector of Bandon, Church of Ireland Chaplain at Trinity College Dublin, and Curate in Douglas with Frankfield.

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